“a major book and one for our times”
THE SATURDAY PAPER

“surprising and beautifully complex.. an incredibly affecting book”
THE AGE

“a potent achievement”
SYDNEY REVIEW OF BOOKS

“heartfelt and original”
THE AUSTRALIAN

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Winner National Jewish Book Awards, Goldberg Prize for Debut Fiction, United States, 2018
Winner Voss Literary Prize, 2018
Winner NSW Premier’s Literary Awards: Christina Stead Prize for Fiction, 2018
Winner NSW Premier’s Literary Awards: UTS Glenda Adams Award for New Writing, 2018
Winner NSW Premier’s Literary Awards: The People’s Choice Award, 2018

 

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