Finalist for the PEN/Faulkner Award for Fiction and the Edmund White Award for Debut Fiction. Longlisted for the Aspen Words Literary Prize, and The Center for Fiction First Novel Prize.
“This dazzling, heartrending debut ... is a gem.” —Publishers Weekly (starred review)
“Luminously intelligent, culturally magisterial.” —Kirkus Reviews
“A masterclass in perspective-taking.” —Booklist (starred review)
Named as one of the best books of 2021 by BookList and BookRiot. Recommended on The Millions Most Anticipated Book Preview, the August Indie Next List, Strand Bookstore's “30 to Watch,” Refinery29's “Best Summer Books,” Vanity Fair, Entertainment Weekly, TIME Magazine, ELLE Magazine etc.