by Jessica Keener

Short Stories on the Edge

Down to the Complexities

In Moving Waters (Argo, $14), a stunning debut collection of 18 stories set in Los Angeles — Racelle Rosett slips into the minds and hearts of her characters with thrilling intimacy. Her stories are peopled with affluent Reform Jews whose seemingly orderly family façades and material wealth disguise murkier, messier emotional complexities.

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