Wally Lamb is the author of five New York Times bestselling novels- She's Come Undone, I Know This Much Is True, The Hour I First Believed, Wishin' and Hopin' and We Are Water. He has twice been selected for Oprah's Book Club. Lamb also edited I'll Fly Away and Couldn't Keep It to Myself, two volumes of essays from students in his writing workshop at York Correctional Institution, a women's prison in Connecticut, where he has been a volunteer facilitator for the past sixteen years. He lives in New York and Connecticut.
"Compelling . . . it's hard not to be touched by this sweet-natured novel." * Wahington Post * "John Updike once observed that J. D. Salinger loves some of his characters "more than God loves them," which might be said about Wally Lamb." * New York Times Book Review *