Robinson…has discovered a story with as much to do with America’s present as America’s past.”
– Bethanne Patrick, Washington Post

Praise for Dawson’s Fall

Robinson conjures an era when the South was a hair-trigger place, obsessed with lost privilege.”
The New Yorker
Some set pieces, such as the Hamburg riot, are riveting, showing how a novelist can capture reality in a way that rouses a historian’s envy.”
– Harlan Greene, The Post and Courier
Robinson uses lynchings, duels, and sexual assaults to shed light on populism and toxic masculinity…A stylish and contemplative…novel, considerate of facts but not burdened by them.”
Kirkus, Starred Review