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Ariel Schragis the guest. Her new novel Adam is now available from Houghton Mifflin Harcourt. (Author photo by Chloe Aftel.)
Publishers Weekly says
Schrag’s frisky debut…is one of the most original coming-of-age stories of recent years.
And Flavorwire says
Ariel Schrag’s story about a teenager who goes to spend the summer in New York with his sister is unlike any coming-of-age story you’ll read anytime soon. Funny and tender… Anybody familiar with Schrag’s comics won’t be disappointed with her work as a novelist; if you haven’t read her other work, let Adam be your introduction and read everything else you can find of hers from there.
Monologue topics: preschool, social anxiety, inferiority, courtesy, instincts.