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A panoramic novel set in New York City during the catastrophic blizzard of February 1978. more…

[A] brilliant debut novel . . . Livings calls to mind the work of Michael Chabon as he brings insight into the way events and circumstances shape his characters’ lives. This is one to savor.

―PUBLISHERS WEEKLY (starred review)

[An] ambitious debut . . . [The Blizzard Party] features moments of brilliance, especially in the dialogue and the surprising connections. A literary feast.


[A] first novel that might be called a detour de force: sprawling, discursive, loose-limbed (and impressive) . . . An exuberant, everything-and-the-kitchen-sink pleasure.

―KIRKUS REVIEWS (starred review)