Straub, Emma

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All Adults Here

In this engaging novel, Straub (The Vacationers) explores the ups and downs of a somewhat disaffected 21st-century family with warmth, sympathy, and humor. [See Prepub Alert, 4/11/19.]

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Modern Lovers

Recommended for readers who enjoy domestic dramas built around the small moments of life. [See Prepub Alert, 12/7/15.]
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The Vacationers

An examination of fidelity, passion, and the vagaries of relationships, this is summer reading with some sizzle and seriousness. [See Prepub Alert, 1/19/14.]
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Laura Lamont's Life in Pictures

With this debut novel, following publication of her first short story collection in February (Other People We Married), Straub offers a charming tale spanning 50 years. Her strength is an ability to foster originality by turning her back on the stereotyped assumptions of the lives of movie stars whose backstories feed the magic. [See Prepub Alert, 3/12/12.]
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Other People We Married

Recommended for readers (both men and women) of pithy short stories of young couples set in modern times. ["These stories of love in its various permutations, gone wrong and right, are told with a captivating wryness...that readers will find tremendously appealing," read the review of the Riverhead: Penguin Group (USA) pb, LJ 2/15/12.—Ed.]
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Other People We Married

These stories of love in its various permutations, gone wrong and right, are told with a captivating wryness, reminiscent of the early Ann Beattie, that readers will find tremendously appealing.
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