“Her characters’ thirst for discovery is contagious, and every story in Archangel is suffused with the most miraculous horizon light.”

— Karen Russell, author of Swamplandia!

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The Air We BreatheThe Air We Breathe
“An evocative panorama of America… on the cusp of enormous change.”


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Servants of the MapServants of the Map

“These stories possess a wonderful clarity and ease, the serene authority of a writer working at the very height of her powers.”

— New York Times Book Review

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The Voyage of the NarwhalThe Voyage of the Narwhal

“Breathes with a contemporary urgency, an exhilarating adventure novel… A genuine page-turner that long lingers in the mind.”

Chicago Tribune

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Ship FeverShip Fever

“Her work stands out for its sheer intelligence, its painstaking attempt to discern and describe the world’s configuration.”

— New York Times

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The Forms of WaterThe Forms of Water
“Intelligent and elegiac… [a] winning novel.”

The Washington Post

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The Middle KingdomThe Middle Kingdom

“An exhilarating book… wonderful insights…. Ms. Barrett has captured a truly authentic Beijing.”

— Amy Tan, author of The Joy Luck Club

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Secret HarmoniesSecret Harmonies

“Andrea Barrett’s characters are set out with meticulous care… Remarkably touching.”

— The Los Angeles Times

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Lucid StarsLucid Stars

“A quietly charming, seductive first novel… The dynamics of the modern broken… are limned here with rare sensitivity and insight.”

Publishers Weekly

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