Literary Fiction

The History of Love

by Nicole Krauss

Quick take

The History of Love changed my life...this novel made me believe all over again in the promise of love.

Why I love it

There are books that are wonderful and then there are books that change the way you look at books. The History of Love changed the way I look at books.

I got this book from one of my closest friends; a friend I met late in life but without whom I could not exist as the person I am today. There is a person in the world who understands me so intimately and so terribly well, and it is this person who...

Member thoughts

  • Aimee S.

    Fairfax station , VA

    "Fantastic! Hard to follow at first, but one to read again. "

  • zahra a.

    sarasota, FL

    "This book was my favorite choice for the year 2015."

  • Mary Kate S.

    Ambler, PA

    "I loved this book and can't wait to read it again. I'm sure my desire to figure out what was going on lead me to miss some important stuff. "

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  • Jessica B.

    Northfield, OH

    "A bit different that what I would usually pick up. It was a bit slow, but the ending pulled everything together perfectly."

  • Emily M.

    Holland, MI

    "Slow, but not too slow. Some interesting twists and a cliff-hanger ending."

  • Kelly W.

    Bel Air, MD