Nightbitch

Nightbitch

Stylist’s summer cult breakout

Summary

Looking for a summer read with bite?

'OUTRAGEOUS, SMART, FUN' BONNIE GARMUS, Sunday Times bestselling author of Lessons in Chemistry
'BRILLIANT' Stylist
'INCREDIBLE' Carmen Maria Machado

One day, the mother was a mother but then, one night, she was quite suddenly something else...

At home full-time with her two-year-old son, an artist finds she is struggling. She is lonely and exhausted. Her husband, always travelling for his work, calls her from faraway hotel rooms. One more toddler bedtime, and she fears she might lose her mind.

Instead, she starts gaining things, surprising things that happen one night when her child will not sleep. New appetites, new instincts. And from deep within herself, a new voice...

'Terrifically alive' Observer

'I tore through it' Lisa McInerney

'The spiritual successor to Angela Carter' Evening Standard

'Funny and unnerving as hell' Jenny Offill

Reviews

  • Outrageous, gritty, smart, fun
    BONNIE GARMUS, Sunday Times bestselling author of Lessons in Chemistry

About the author

Rachel Yoder

Rachel Yoder grew up in a Mennonite community in the Appalachian foothills of eastern Ohio. She holds MFAs from the University of Arizona (fiction) and the University of Iowa (creative non-fiction) and is a founding editor draft: the journal of process.
www.racheljyoder.com
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