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New People

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New People by Danzy Senna
  • Hardcover $26.00

    Aug 01, 2017 | 240 Pages

  • Ebook $12.99

    Aug 01, 2017 | 240 Pages

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Praise

“Senna’s fearless novel is equal parts beguiling and disturbing… Senna combines the clued-in status details you’d find in a New York magazine article with the narrative invention of big-league fiction…. Every detail and subplot…is resonant. A great book about race and a great book all around.” –Kirkus Reviews (starred)

“New People
sparkles with precision, and with antic and merciless hilarity. I was seduced into reading it in one sitting, but will be thinking about it for a long time to come. This book—utterly grave, and yet beautifully light-hearted–is a wonder. 
–Rachel Kushner, author of The Flame Throwers

“I stayed up way later than planned to finish New People, Danzy Senna’s riveting, take-no-prisoners, dystopic dream of a novel. More scorcher than satire, New People loads identity, race, despair, and desire into a blender then hits high. Get ready to stay up late, to be propelled, pricked, and haunted.” 
–Maggie Nelson, author of The Argonauts

“Danzy Senna detonates the bomb between respectability and desire. In hypnotizing prose, New People kicks you in the gut, then sings you a lullaby. Read this and be haunted. Senna is a master.”
–Mat Johnson, author of Loving Day
 

 Praise for Caucasia:

“Senna’s remarkable first novel [will] cling to your memory. . . . [She] tells this coming-of-age tale with impressive beauty and power.” —Newsweek

“Superbly illustrates the emotional toll that politics and race take on one especially gutsy young girl’s development as she makes her way through the parallel limbos between black and white and between girl and young woman. . . . Haunting and intelligent.” —The New York Times Book Review

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