Set in 1914 Russia, A Bend in the Stars is the story of a scientist racing Einstein to prove relativity. In the chaos of war, on the brink of solving the famous field equations, he goes missing—launching his sister on a desperate search across Russia to find him.
“A sweeping epic that transports the reader into another era.”Madeline Miller, #1 New York Times bestselling author of Circe
Rachel's debut novel is A Bend In The Stars. It has been named a New York Times Summer Reading Selection and a Barnes & Noble Discover Great New Writers selection. It is also a Boston Globe Bestseller. Rachel's second novel, Atomic Anna, is forthcoming from Grand Central (2022). Rachel is a prolific writer and reviewer for the LA Review of Books and DeadDarlings. She is a graduate of GrubStreet’s Novel Incubator.MORE ABOUT RACHEL
Congregation Etz Chaim
Jewish Federation of Sarasota-Manatee
Port Jewish Center
The McHenry County Jewish Congregation