Reviews

  • "Impossible-to-look-away-from... builds with anticipation and continues to unfold with observations and revelations"

    Amazon.com Best Books of 2019
  • "A sumptuous memoir of Brodeur’s glamorous, cocktail-sodden, spectacularly self-involved mother"

    Emma Beddington, Sunday Times
  • "Exquisite and harrowing . . . so gorgeously written and deeply insightful, and with a line of narrative tension that never slacks, from the first page to the last, that it’s one you’ll likely read in a single, delicious sitting"

    New York Times Book Review
  • "Wild Game: My Mother, Her Lover, and Me works effortlessly to earn my highest compliment for a memoir: It reads like a novel. The story immediately drew me in into its magnetic and complicated world"

    Psychology Today
  • "In this stunning tale of treachery – unsettling yet seductive – we are led through some of the darkest and most alluring corridors of the human heart"

    O Magazine
  • "Brodeur’s memoir has set both Hollywood and publishing ablaze"

    Entertainment Weekly
  • "Brodeur writes beautifully"

    BBC
  • "Perhaps everyone has a memoir in them—but only some lives are instant and undeniable blockbusters . . . The miracle of Wild Game is that Brodeur’s writing is as incredible as her story . . . Wild Game will undeniably be the book club pick of 2019"

    Refinery29
  • "This electrifying, gorgeously written memoir will hold you captive until the last word"

    People
  • "Wild Game tells an extraordinary family story, but this riveting memoir will touch all mothers and daughters. Adrienne Brodeur explores with compassionate clarity the intense bonds of love and need that create a family; and the destruction that can ensue. This is a beautiful book"

    Claire Messud