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“A modern American gothic.... Smart, shocking, and insightful.”


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

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“A modern American gothic.... Smart, shocking, and insightful.”


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

THE LAST KID LEFT

iBooks' Best Books of the Year (So Far)... Best Books of the Month (Entertainment Weekly, Amazon, iBooks)... Best New Books to Read This Summer (The New York PostThe Chicago Review of Books, The Boston Globe, Fast Company, Mystery Tribune, 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")... Amazon.com Best Books of the Month… O, The Oprah Magazine’s Best Books of the Month... Publishers Weekly Top 10 Travel Books for Spring… NPR's Summer Recommendations… Flavorwire’s Top 10 Paperbacks of the Year…

Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2012

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


Michael Schaub, NPR

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


Michael Schaub, NPR

You Lost Me There

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

Riverhead Books, 2010

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