“Genius. Idra Novey has written an irreverent, magical, perfect puzzle of a book.

- Cristina Henriquez, author of The Book of Unknown Americans

A devastating inquiry into the way lofty ideals can serve as cover for brutal impulses.

- Garth Greenwell, author of What Belongs to You

Novey writes, with acuity and depth, about questions of silence, power and complicity.

- Rebecca Traister, author of All the Single Ladies