Book jacket for Signal Fires by Dani Shapiro

Knopf

9780593534724

STARRED REVIEW

Signal Fires

Signal Fires is mainly a meditation on families—the secrets we keep, the hurts we don’t mean to inflict—and how those secrets and hurts play out over time.

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Review of ‘Signal Fires’

Like Dani Shapiro’s other novels and memoirs (most recently, Inheritance), Signal Fires is at its heart a family story, told in the gorgeous, evocative language she’s known for. 

The novel opens on an August night in 1985 Avalon, a pleasant New York…

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