Emma Straub

All Adults Here
  • All Adults Here

  • DISCOVER THE WRY AND AMUSING STORY ABOUT SURVIVING IN A MODERN FAMILY FROM THE NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER

    'Literary sunshine' New York Times
    'A gorgeous and witty storyteller' Elizabeth Gilbert, author of City of Girls
    'The world will love it' Ann Patchett
    'A wonderful read' Elizabeth Strout
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    Coming of age isn't just for kids.

    Astrid Strick has always tried to do her best for her three children. Now, they're finally grown up - but you could be forgiven for thinking otherwise.

    Elliott doesn't have any idea who he really is, or how to communicate with his own sons. Porter is, at last, pregnant - but feels incapable of rising to the challenge. Nicky has fled to distant New Mexico, where he's living the bohemian dream.

    And Astrid herself is up to things that would make her children's hair curl.

    Until now, the family have managed to hide their true selves from each other. But when Nicky's incorrigibly curious daughter Cecelia comes to stay, her arrival threatens to upturn everything . . .

    Witty, astute, and irresistibly readable, All Adults Here is a novel about how to survive inside a modern family from New York Times bestselling author Emma Straub.
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    Praise for Emma Straub:

    'Funny, poignant and beautifully observed' Jojo Moyes

    'Witty and big-hearted ... leaves you smiling for days' Maria Semple

    'Intimate, epic, beautifully observed' Jennifer Egan

    'Smart, compelling ... irresistible' Liane Moriarty

    'Has all the pleasures of Anne Tyler's compelling family portraits . . . with a Lorrie Moore-like sense of the absurdities of contemporary life' Michiko Kakutani, New York Times

Emma Straub is the New York Times bestselling author of three other novels, The Vacationers, Modern Lovers, and Laura Lamont's Life in Pictures, and the short story collection Other People We Married. Her books have been published in twenty countries. She and her husband own Books Are Magic, an independent bookstore in Brooklyn, New York.