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Helen Ellis

Biography

Helen Ellis

Helen Ellis is the acclaimed author of EATING THE CHESHIRE CAT. She is a poker player who competes on the national tournament circuit. Raised in Alabama, she lives with her husband in New York City.

Helen Ellis

Books by Helen Ellis

by Helen Ellis - Fiction, Short Stories

Meet the women of AMERICAN HOUSEWIFE. They wear lipstick, pearls and sunscreen, even when it’s cloudy. They casserole. They pinwheel. And then they kill a party crasher, carefully stepping around the body to pull cookies from the oven. Taking us from a haunted pre-war Manhattan apartment building to the unique initiation ritual of a book club, these 12 delightfully demented stories are a refreshing and wicked answer to the question: “What do housewives do all day?”