Books reviewed by Alta Ifland at BookBrowse.

Alta Ifland
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Alta Ifland grew up in Romania and currently lives in Northern California. A former French lecturer, she is now a writer and book reviewer. Her reviews have appeared in The Quarterly Conversation, Words without Borders, Three Percent, Rain Taxi, The Women’s Review of Books, The American Book Review and many other publications. She is the author of four books of short fiction, including Elegy for a Fabulous World (2010 finalist for the Northern California Book Award in Fiction) and Death-in-a-Box (2011 Subito Press Prize). More about her at www.altaifland.com

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