An intricate, subtly fantastic, six-degrees-of-separation tale shaped by the beauty, continuity, and mystery of nature. . . . It's an entrancing and profoundly complicated tale Reiken tells as he slowly reveals the submerged connections among his intriguing characters while sustaining psychological sophistication, suspense, shrewd humor, and many-tiered compassion."Booklist (starred)"
A compelling tale in which one thread deftly connects 10 people....An imaginative and exciting read."Publishers Weekly"
What begins as a typical family drama becomes a chain reaction of plot twists. . . . . Day for Night is a beautiful test in patience, but by the end, you'll see it was worth the wait."Very Short List"
A thought-provoking, intricate portrait of the far-reaching, intergenerational implications of the Holocaust - and how fortuitous circumstances can bring people from both sides of a tragedy closer together, and, in some cases, further apart."S. Kirk Walsh, Los Angeles Times"
Day for Night is a joy and a rare thing, a feast for the mind and the heart that almost demands a second reading."Daniel Goldin, Boswell Book Co./NPR"
This novel magically and eloquently links swimming with manatees in Florida with a comatose young man held hostage in Utah, a fugitive radical woman, and a kibbutz on the Dead Sea. It's beautifully written, magnificently cerebral, entirely compelling." Ellen Meeropol, Odyssey Bookshop