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Alexandra Kleeman is a NYC-based writer of fiction and nonfiction, and a PhD candidate in Rhetoric at UC Berkeley. Her fiction has been published in The New Yorker, The Paris Review, Zoetrope: All-Story, Conjunctions, Guernica, and Gulf Coast, among others. Nonfiction essays and reportage have appeared in Harpers, Tin House, n+1, and The Guardian.
`The next voice of a generation' Elle LONGLISTED FOR THE GORDON BURN PRIZE A young woman called A lives with a young woman called B. B is becoming more and more like A: wearing her clothes, using her make-up. If A's boyfriend, C, likes A because A is A, but now B is the same is A, where does that leave A? `Brilliant. A contemporary take on Single White Female as scripted by Miranda July, shot through with elements of a distinctly Atwoodian dystopia' Observer `A disturbing, super-smart mystery' Daily Mail `As good a debut as I've ever read' Zadie Smith
`An existential thriller written in prose that points the way to the future' Zadie Smith`Fight Club for girls' VogueLONGLISTED FOR THE GORDON BURN PRIZEA lives with B.B seems to be becoming more and more like A.If A's boyfriend, C, likes A because A is A, but now B is the same as A, where does that leave A?And what has happened to the family across the street, who left one afternoon out of nowhere, covered in sheets with holes cut out for the eyes?`Comical, malignant and addictive' Adam Thirlwell`As good a debut as I've ever read' Zadie Smith`This book will unsettle you; this book will make you feel intensely alive' Buzzfeed