An irresistible, incisive, fast-paced comedic drama about a family who reunites after the death of its patriarch, just as a hurricane tears through town. For fans of Jonathan Tropper, Emma Straub, and Karen Joy Fowler.
“Witty and trenchant and dark and stylish, the black sheep of the family-novel genre.”
—Teddy Wayne, author of The Love Song of Johnny Valentine
“I love this story of family, friendship, loss and redemption. Most of all, despite their sometimes hilarious flaws, I love the Westfalls.”
—Ann Leary, New York Times bestselling author of The Good House
“The Antiques is witty, charming and delightful, but in critiquing the choices we make as moderns, it packs a firm punch.”
—Lydia Netzer, author of Shine Shine Shine
In the spirit of novels by Nick Hornby and Tom Perrotta, a smart, funny debut about a disillusioned young man whose fledgling leap from postadolescence to adulthood lands him back in an already overburdened family nest.