Not So Happy Families

Four books about family

Not So Happy Families

“I’m not complaining. I’m just telling you what it was like, now that we’re both grown-up and it doesn’t matter.”

Can Xue, Olga Ravn, César Aira, and Rosemary Tonks on codependency, cruel mothers, awkward dinner table conversation, and the past playing on repeat. This turkey day, we're asking: you can go home again, but should you?

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From the acclaimed author of The Employees, a radical, funny, and mercilessly honest novel about motherhood

cover image of the book Dinner

Was it a nightmare–the result of bad indigestion–or did something truly scary happen after dinner in the Argentine town of Coronel Pringles?

cover image of the book Blue Light in the Sky

A selection of harsh, sometimes violent, and often surreal stories by the premier young avant-garde Chinese woman writer.

cover image of the book The Halt During the Chase

Finally back in print, a remarkable, hilarious coming-of-age novel from the cult classic writer Rosemary Tonks