Young Woman in a Garden NPR coverage of Young Woman in a Garden: Stories by Delia Sherman. News, author interviews, critics' picks and more.
NPR logo Young Woman in a Garden

Young Woman in a Garden

Stories

by Delia Sherman

Paperback, 312 pages, Consortium Book Sales & Dist, List Price: $16 |

purchase

Buy Featured Book

Title
Young Woman in a Garden
Subtitle
Stories
Author
Delia Sherman

Your purchase helps support NPR programming. How?

NPR Summary

Delia Sherman takes seemingly insignificant moments in the lives of artists or sailors — the light out a window, the two strokes it takes to turn a small boat — and finds the ghosts haunting them, the magic surrounding them. Here are lives that make up larger histories, here are tricksters and gardeners, faeries and musicians, all glittering and sparkling, finding beauty and hope in the unexpected.