Booklist Review: “Sweetly Audacious”

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Storytelling wizard that he is, Irving revitalizes his signature motifs (New England life, wrestling, praising great writers, forbidden sex) while animating a glorious cast of misfit characters within a complicated plot. A mesmerizing, gracefully maturing narrator, Billy navigates fraught relationships with men and women and witnesses the horrors of the AIDS epidemic. Ever the fearless […]

Early Praise for In One Person

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“His most daringly political, sexually transgressive, and moving novel in well over a decade.” — Vanity Fair “A brave and hugely affecting depiction of how in one life (sexual and otherwise) we contain multitudes.” — Elle “A rich and absorbing book, even beautiful…In One Person marks a milestone for Irving, a tipping point, to use […]