A Kirkus Best Book of the Year.
★ "Deliciously descriptive prose.
Named a Best Book of 2017 by NPR, Library Journal, The Christian Science Monitor, and Newsday
A Kirkus Best Memoir of 2017
Shortlisted for the 2017 Baillie Gifford Prize
From award-winning memoirist and critic, and bestselling author of The Lost.
An ambitious new novel set in the literary world of 1970s New York, following a washed-up writer in an errant quest to pick up the pieces of his life.
"Brimming with color and magic." —New York Times Book Review
★ New York Times bestseller.
The individuals who live within this extraordinary first novel are.
Do you believe in magic.
Micah Tuttle does.
Even though his awful Great-Aunt Gertrudis doesn’t approve, Micah believes in the stories his dying Grandpa Ephraim tells him of the magical Circus Mirandus.
A political operative and a volunteer are brutally murdered while caught in a compromising position. Written in their blood on the wall of the crime scene. IT’S GOOD TO BE BACK.
And with that, a centuries-old horror known only as the Boogeyman returns to taunt Nathaniel Cade, the President’s Vampire.
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Nin’s okay–Jamie knows that because his mom was there to catch her. And then Jamie and his mom and Nin moved into Earl’s little trailer that loos like a silver toaster up in the hills in the middle of nowhere.