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Last Resort : A New York Times Editor's Pick, Hardback Book

Last Resort : A New York Times Editor's Pick Hardback



Named a Best Book of 2022 by the New YorkerNamed a Top 10 Book of the Year by SlateNamed a Best Book of the Year by VultureA New York Times Editors' ChoiceShortlisted for the Bollinger Everyman Wodehouse Prize for Comic Fiction 'Talent is rare, which is why I let out a big yippee reading Andrew Lipstein's Last Resort...

Excellent'THE TIMES'You won't read a more brilliantly executed literary romp this year'GUARDIAN 'A funny, fast-paced literary satire'DAILY TELEGRAPH'Incredibly entertaining'NEW YORK TIMES, Editor's Choice'Wicked fun...

A deliciously absurd comedy'WASHINGTON POST'If Less by Andrew Sean Greer left a hole in your life, good news: Last Resort will fill it'MEG MASON'Caleb Horowitz is exactly the kind of character I love to hate'CLAIRE FULLER'A rare accomplishment'RUMAAN ALAM'Wickedly funny: I loved it'PATRICK GALE'Superbly written, darkly funny and gripping from the first page.

I absolutely loved it'EMMA STONEXCaleb Horowitz is twenty-seven, and his wildest dreams are about to come true.

His manuscript has caught the attention of the literary agent, who offers him fame, fortune and a taste of the literary life.

He can't wait for his book to be shopped around to every editor in New York, except one: Avi Dietsch, a college rival and the novel's 'inspiration.'When Avi gets his hands on the manuscript, he sees nothing but theft - and opportunity. And so Caleb is forced to make a Faustian bargain, one that tests his theories of success, ambition and the limits of art.


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