Bill Roorbach is the author of many books of fiction and nonfiction. His novels include The Smallest Color, The Remedy for Love, and Life Among Giants. One of his story collections, Big Bend, won both the Flannery O’Connor and O. Henry prizes. His work has been featured in Harper’s, the Atlantic, the New York Times Magazine and was one of NPR’s Selected Shorts. I caught up with him recently through Skype at his home in Maine and we spoke his new collection of stories, The Girl of the Lake.
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The Girl of the Lake by Bill Roorbach was published by Algonquin Books of Chapel Hill.
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