There is a lot of buzz surrounding Lauren Grodstein’s new novel, A Friend of the Family, which just released last week. This story of a suburban father’s fall from grace as he struggles to save his family, his reputation, and himself, has been receiving rave reviews. Sara Nelson picked it as one of the “15 Hottest Books of the Fall” in The Daily Beast. The Washington Post raved, “Horrifyingly plausible and deeply poignant, A Friend of the Family will leave you shaken and chastened—and grateful for the warning.” And People magazine chimed in, “Grodstein’s harsh, honest prose makes this haunting tale worthwhile.”
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A Friend of the Family