About the book –
Hood is Irish writer Emma Donoghue’s second novel. Alternating reveries and reality, it is an account of how a woman copes with the sudden death of her partner. It was published in 1995, and won the Stonewall Book Award (formerly the ALA’s Gay, Lesbian and Bisexual Book Award for Literature). This 2011 edition contains some additional material, including a transcript of an interview with the author.