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The Need Paperback – 16 Jul 2019

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  • Paperback: 272 pages
  • Publisher: Viking; 1 edition (1 January 2019)
  • ISBN-10: 0143795953
  • ISBN-13: 978-0143795957
  • Product Dimensions: 15.4 x 2.4 x 23.3 cm
  • Boxed-product Weight: 422 g
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  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 33,680 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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Book Description

Speculative fiction of the highest calibre- one woman fights to retain her sense of self amidst the chaos of work, motherhood and alternative universes.

About the Author

Helen Phillips is the author of four books, most recently the collection Some Possible Solutions, which received the 2017 John Gardner Fiction Book Award. Her novel The Beautiful Bureaucrat, a New York Times Notable Book of 2015, was a finalist for The Los Angeles Times Book Prize and the NYPL Young Lions Award. Her collection And Yet They Were Happy was named a notable collection by The Story Prize. Helen has received a Rona Jaffe Foundation Writer's Award and the Italo Calvino Prize in Fabulist Fiction and her work has appeared in the Atlantic, the New York Times and Tin House, and on Selected Shorts. She is an assistant professor at Brooklyn College and lives in Brooklyn with her husband, artist Adam Douglas Thompson, and their children. www.helencphillips.com.

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