The Power

Teenage girls ev­ery­where sud­denly dis­cover that their bod­ies can pro­duce a deadly elec­tri­cal charge. That’s the de­cep­tively sim­ple premise of this Bri­tish au­thor’s pride win­ning novel—a witty and end­lessly sur­pris­ing dystopian man­i­festo. No won­der it’s be

Newsweek - - Culture - By Naomi Al­der­man, VIK­ING PRESS

You Think It, I’ll Say It By Cur­tis Sit­ten­feld RAN­DOM HOUSE

Sit­ten­feld is able to make com­plex, overe­d­u­cated women ac­ces­si­ble be­cause they are gen­er­ally as ʀawed as they are dev­as­tat­ingly funny and clever (see Prep, Amer­i­can Wife). Some­times lost in that con­ge­nial­ity is the daz­zle of her writ­ing. That’s not the case with this de­but story col­lec­tion, which is so de­li­cious Reese Wither­spoon’s Hello Sun­shine snapped up the rights be­fore pub­li­ca­tion, to be adapted for a se­ries star­ring Kris­ten Wiig.

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