Esquire names Afterland a summer 2020 “Must-Read”

I’m thrilled that Esquire included Afterland in this round-up of 20 best summer 2020 reads, in the fabulous company of Blue Ticket by Sophie Mackintosh, Gene Wolfe’s Interlibrary Loan, and I Hold a Wolf by the Ears by Laura Van Den Berg, among others. Adrienne Westenfeld writes: If you’re into pandemic literature, even after what we’ve […]

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New York Times recommends Afterland (and co)!

It’s such a thrill to see Afterland recommended by the New York Times, in the company of Want by Lynn Steger Strong, The Unidentified by Colin Dickey, and Laura van den Berg’s new short story collection, I Hold a Wolf by the Ears. Joumana Khatib writes: After the “Manfall” pandemic wipes out most of the men on the […]

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Oprah calls Afterland a “thrill-ride”

I’m so happy that The Oprah Magazine featured Afterland in this gorgeous list of “28 of the best books to transport you this summer”. Extra bonus: All the books are written by women! Other great books on the list include Little Eyes by Samanta Schweblin, My Mother’s House by Francesca Momplaisir, The Pull of the […]

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Afterland is essential (No, not that kind of essential)

Zommer put together this cool list of essential reading – no, not that kind of essential! I’m happy to see Afterland on the list, rubbing shoulders with Sisters by Daisy Johnson, The Only Good Indians by Stephen Graham Jones, which I’m digging into (and digging) at the moment, and more. Mike Crisolago writes: In a […]

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Afterland is one of Alma’s favourite summer reads

So lovely that Alma featured Afterland on this list of summer reads, alongside You Exist Too Much by Zaina Arafat, Laura Van Den Berg’s new short story collection, I Hold a Wolf by the Ears, and Empire of Wild by Cherie Dimaline. Emily Burack writes: “I was high-key very, very stressed reading Afterland — but that is the […]

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Who run the world?

Good Housekeeping put together a list of 25 best summer reads that includes Afterland! Other cool books on the list include If I Had Your Face by Frances Cha, Lucy Foley’s The Guest List, and Emma Donnoghue’s new novel, The Pull of the Stars. Lizz Schumer writes: Would a world run by women really be a better […]

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