THE AFFAIRS OF OTHERS

By AmyGrace Loyd
PicadorAugust 2013
us.macmillan.com

Hardcover304 pages, $24.00, ISBN: 9781250041296
Subject: Mystery / Scandal / Intrigue

“From start to finish, Loyd’s prose flows exquisitely through the story, as she limns the depths of the protagonist’s mind, the complexity of human intimacy, and the idiosyncrasies of each new character with the grace of a seasoned novelist.”Vanity Fair

“[A] mesmerizing debut…. beautifully, even feverishly described. As Celia discovers, the magnetic pull of other people's everyday experiences proves impossible to resist.”Entertainment Weekly (A-)

“From start to finish, Loyd’s prose flows exquisitely through the story, as she limns the depths of the protagonist’s mind, the complexity of human intimacy, and the idiosyncrasies of each new character with the grace of a seasoned novelist.”Vanity Fair

“Celia’s journey is beautifully charted in this debut, with prose that mirrors her existence in her barely furnished apartment—confined, spare, but swirling with fierce emotion and insights.”People (3 ½ stars)

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