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“A Bullet train of a novel.... Smart, shocking, and insightful.”


Apple iBooks on The Last Kid Left - “Best Books of the Year (So Far)”

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“A Bullet train of a novel.... Smart, shocking, and insightful.”


Apple iBooks on The Last Kid Left - “Best Books of the Year (So Far)”

THE LAST KID LEFT

The Wall Street Journal's Best New Fiction... iBooks' Best Books of the Year (So Far)... Best Books of the Month (Entertainment Weekly, Amazon, iBooks)... Best Books to Read This Summer (The New York PostThe Boston Globe, Vanity FairFast Company, The Chicago Review of Books, Amazon.com Editors' Picks)... The Millions' Most Anticipated Books of 2017... 

The Last Kid Left begins when a car smashes into a sculpture of a giant cowgirl. The police find two bodies in the trunk. Nineteen-year-old Nick Toussaint Jr. is arrested for murder, and after details of the crime rip across the internet, his 16-year-old girlfriend, Emily Portis―a sheltered teen who’s been off the grid until now, her first romance coinciding with her first cellphone―is nearly consumed by a public hungry for every lurid detail, accurate or not.

MCD x Farrar, Straus and Giroux, June 2017

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“The most French book by an American author you’ll ever read.”


Lauren Elkin, The Daily Beast

“The most French book by an American author you’ll ever read.”


Lauren Elkin, The Daily Beast

Paris, I Love You
But You're Bringing Me Down

GQ’s Best Books of the Year ("Great goddamn prose")... Best Books of the Month (O, The Oprah Magazine, Amazon.com)... Best Books to Read This Summer (National Public Radio)… Publishers Weekly Top 10 Travel Books for Spring… Starred Review (Kirkus, Publishers Weekly)...

Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2012

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“A stunning debut… Profound, affecting, and true.”


Michael Schaub, National Public Radio

“A stunning debut… Profound, affecting, and true.”


Michael Schaub, National Public Radio

You Lost Me There

New York Times Book Review Editors’ Choice… Best Books of the Year (National Public Radio)… Best Books of the Summer (TIME, Entertainment Weekly, TimeOut Chicago)… McSweeney’s Recommends… Powell’s “Writers to Watch”…

Riverhead Books, 2010

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