ARIEL SABAR author   journalist

​    winner of the National Book Critics Circle Award

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"Beguiling"

– New York Times


A "Great Read"

– People


"Engaging, moving and lively"

– Toronto Star

   

"Quirky true tales about city landmarks and chance encounters"

– New York Magazine

NATIONAL BOOK CRITICS CIRCLE AWARD WINNER

​​"Graceful and resonant"

– New York Times


A "Best Nonfiction Book of 2008"
  – Christian Science Monitor


"A moving story...Thrilling"

 – Washington Post


"Novel-like"

 – Los Angeles Times



 ORDER ​HEART OF THE CITY

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ORDER ​MY FATHER'S PARADISE 

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Nonfiction Singles Bestseller


Kindle Single Editors' Pick 


"Kindle Select 25" Pick


Adapted for the radio show

This American Life

 

"Extensive and exhaustive research...expertly written." 

   – Oskaloosa Independent