Things We Need

Friday - - Leisure -

failed re­la­tion­ships, ca­reer changes and big sur­prises that will make this a time they will never for­get.

Close, whose writ­ing has been com­pared to hit TV show Girls, tells the story through the eyes of the women weav­ing many hu­mor­ous ob­ser­va­tions and mo­ments among the pain and te­dious­ness of their lives.

While this isn’t a dra­matic book, it’s a real page turner. Close is a mas­ter of char­ac­ters, clev­erly pulling the reader in. She makes us fully en­gaged with the fam­ily, while not be­ing afraid of re­veal­ing their flaws. Be­cause af­ter all, no one’s per­fect.

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