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Nightbitch By Rachel Yoder

Nightbitch by Rachel Yoder

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Nightbitch Summary

Nightbitch: Stylist's summer 2021 cult breakout by Rachel Yoder

Looking for a summer read with bite?

'BRILLIANT' Stylist
'TERRIFICALLY ALIVE' Observer
'DELICIOUSLY UNTAMED' FT
'COOLLY INCISIVE' Guardian
'FERAL, UNHOLY' Carmen Maria Machado

One day, the mother was a mother but then, one night, she was quite suddenly something else...

At home full-time with her two-year-old son, an artist finds she is struggling. She is lonely and exhausted. She had imagined - what was it she had imagined? Her husband, always travelling for his work, calls her from faraway hotel rooms. One more toddler bedtime, and she fears she might lose her mind.

Instead, quite suddenly, she starts gaining things, surprising things that happen one night when her child will not sleep. Sharper canines. Strange new patches of hair. New appetites, new instincts. And from deep within herself, a new voice...

With its clear eyes on contemporary womanhood and sharp take on structures of power, Nightbitch is an outrageously original, joyfully subversive read that will make you want to howl in laughter and recognition. Addictive enough to be devoured in one sitting, this is an unforgettable novel from a blazing new talent.

Nightbitch Reviews

Feral, unholy... Nightbitch is an incredible feat. * Carmen Maria Machado, author of IN THE DREAM HOUSE *
Graceful, funny and unnerving as hell. * Jenny Offill, author of DEPT. OF SPECULATION and WEATHER *
Joyfully demented... I tore through it. This is going to be massive. * Lisa McInerney, author of THE RULES OF REVELATION *
I've been waiting my whole adult life for a read like this. Nightbitch is truly imaginative, utterly original, brave and brilliant - I devoured it. * Elaine Feeney, author of AS YOU WERE *
I could not love a novel more than Rachel Yoder's Nightbitch. It's such a uniquely brilliant book... magical, dark, and funny. * Kevin Wilson, author of NOTHING TO SEE HERE *
Yoder's voice is precise and funny, pitch-perfect... This is a terrifically alive and imaginative tale... an important contribution to the engagement with motherhood that rightly dominates contemporary feminism. -- Lara Feigel * Observer *
A deliciously untamed satire on mothering and collapsed ambition... Yoder's descriptions of wild self-release are thrilling. -- Catherine Taylor * Financial Times *
Touches on a kaleidoscope of themes, from female rage to the loss of self that accompanies motherhood, all of it undergirded by feral, ferocious scenes... Unforgettable. * Esquire.com, Best Books of 2021 *
For anyone raging at the patriarchy, Nightbitch is a brilliant read. * Stylist *
Sharp and smart. -- Martha Sprackland * Literary Review *
The most original book I've read in ages; blistering, enraged and very funny. * Editor's Choice, The Bookseller *
An electric work by an ingenious new voice, this is one to devour. * Starred review, Publishers Weekly *

About Rachel Yoder

Rachel Yoder grew up in a Mennonite community in the Appalachian foothills of eastern Ohio. She holds MFAs from the University of Arizona (fiction) and the University of Iowa (creative non-fiction) and is a founding editor draft: the journal of process.
www.racheljyoder.com

Additional information

GOR011662648
9781787302648
1787302644
Nightbitch: Stylist's summer 2021 cult breakout by Rachel Yoder
Used - Very Good
Hardback
Vintage Publishing
20210722
256
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