“Excitement about this dystopian novel has been arcing across the Atlantic since it won the Women’s Prize for Fiction earlier this year in England. Alderman’s premise is simple, her execution endlessly inventive.”
Featured in Washington Post’s Best 10 Books of 2017.
“The River Bank is that species of fan fiction that unfolds new material from a beloved property with hardly a hint of a seam.”
Featured in NPR’s Book Concierge Great Reads of 2017.
“In this razor-sharp alternate history, Gerrard imagines the United States — mainly New York — shaped by a mysterious piece of technology: an odd sewing machine-like device called the Epiphany Machine that tattoos a short, pithy truth on a person’s arm.”
Featured in Washington Post’s 5 Best Fantasy Books of 2017.