Reviews

  • "It is an unforgettable novel, and leaves the reader in no doubt that Kushner is one of America’s greatest living authors."

    Daily Telegraph
  • "One of the greatest novels I have read in years. Her prior novel, The Flamethrowers, was expansive and thrilling, but this is richer and deeper, more ambitious in its moral vision… an exhilarating, always surprising read."

    Irish Times
  • "When I finished reading The Mars Room, I immediately reread it because I didn’t want to leave its worldThe Mars Room teems with quick and distinctive voices."

    Financial Times
  • "Cements [Kushner's] status as one of America's finest writers."

    Vogue, **Must-Read Books of 2018**
  • "I’ve been bowled over by Rachel Kushner’s The Mars Room [about life in a women’s prison]. It’s astounding – very difficult to read but so beautifully done, and with such knowledge, although it doesn’t feel like a “researched” book."

    Observer