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What are you studying as of late?

I all the time love psychological thrillers however they will’t be too scary since I sleep alone at evening and am a wuss. Fortunately, Emma Cline’s second novel The Visitor, which got here out this month, is the proper non-murder-y however wildly propulsive thriller. I couldn’t put it down, and the entire week I used to be studying it, all the pieces round me felt creepy (you know the way that may occur?) however in a enjoyable means.

Right here’s the premise: 22-year-old Alex lives in NYC with a job as an escort and roommates who need her out. She meets a wealthy older man at a restaurant, and he invitations her to the Hamptons for the month of August. However when he breaks issues off, she has to determine keep out east for one more week, regardless that she has no pals, no cash and no place to remain. How? She’s a champion grifter, slipping out and in of events and homes and seaside golf equipment. However how lengthy will she final? The entire e book is a tense tone poem with baked-in hazard and sexuality and cash and sophistication and energy and the power to make your self seen or invisible as wanted. Says Vogue: “Spellbinding.” Says WaPo: “Smoldering.” Says the NYTimes: “Sharp as a scalpel.”

the guest by Emma Cline

Backside line, I inhaled it and assume you’ll, too. (It could additionally make a wonderful seaside learn!)

What about you? What are you studying as of late? I’d LOVE to listen to. I additionally actually preferred Connie Wang’s memoir Oh My Mom! and Samantha Irby’s hilarious essays Quietly Hostile; and I’m at present two chapters into the Pulitzer-Prize-winning Belief by Hernan Diaz. (I really feel like I can lastly learn once more now that my children are older! #renaissance)

P.S. Extra books we love, together with a really scary e book and a darkly humorous novel I can’t cease excited about.

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