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The Submission by Amy Waldman.. Masterful, wreching, brilliant, addictively readable just about covers this story that comes a decade after 9/11. Waldman wails.

Joel Gardner, LitSnap Editor

"A decade after 9/11, Amy Waldman’s nervy and absorbing new novel, “The Submission,” tackles the aftermath of such a terrorist attack head-on. The result reads as if the author had embraced Tom Wolfe’s famous call for a new social realism."

The New York Times

"A frank exposé of American bigotry—and a nuanced examination of the way in which a national tragedy brings out the best and worst in its citizens."


Author bio: Amy Waldman's first novel, The Submission, will be published this August by Farrar Straus and Giroux. Her fiction has appeared in the Atlantic and the Boston Review and been anthologized in The Best American Nonrequired Reading 2010. She was previously a reporter for The New York Times, including three years as co-chief of the South Asia bureau, a national correspondent for the Atlantic, and a fellow at the Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study. She lives in Brooklyn. More information can be found here:

Book Details: General Fiction; (320 pp. Panoramica: Kindle/Print Editions)

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