Marlena (Paperback)

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April 2017 Indie Next List


“I can't believe this is a debut novel: the writing is so assured; the prose so exquisite. Buntin is a master of word choice, and every sentence felt deliberate and precise. I quickly got sucked into this story about a pair of teenage girls, one doomed, one not. It was a quick read, but one I found myself lingering over. I'd recommend Marlena to fans of Megan Abbott's dark, twisty books about girlhood - this is a similarly fierce read!”
— Lauren Peugh (E), Changing Hands Bookstore, Tempe, AZ

About the Author


Julie Buntin is from northern Michigan. Her work has appeared in The Atlantic, Cosmopolitan, O, The Oprah Magazine, Slate, Electric Literature, and One Teen Story, among other publications. She teaches fiction at Marymount Manhattan College, and is the Director of Writing Programs at Catapult. She lives in Brooklyn, New York.
Product Details
ISBN: 9781250160157
ISBN-10: 1250160154
Publisher: Picador USA
Publication Date: April 3rd, 2018
Pages: 288
Language: English