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Emma Straub

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Emma Straub is the New York Times‒bestselling author of the novels All Adults Here, Modern Lovers, The Vacationers, Laura Lamont's Life in Pictures, and the short story collection Other People We Married. Straub's work has been published in twenty countries, and she and her husband own Books Are Magic, an independent bookstore in Brooklyn, New York.

The Vacationers!



Eeeek! It’s here! It’s here! This is the gorgeous face that Riverhead has given my book. I am in love with it. Out 5/29.

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Average rating: 3.38 · 162,768 ratings · 15,756 reviews · 20 distinct worksSimilar authors
The Vacationers

3.16 avg rating — 65,203 ratings — published 2014 — 10 editions
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All Adults Here

3.61 avg rating — 46,747 ratings — published 2020 — 21 editions
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Modern Lovers

3.44 avg rating — 40,353 ratings — published 2016 — 34 editions
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Other People We Married

3.41 avg rating — 2,049 ratings — published 2011 — 11 editions
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Fly Over State

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Reading Is Magic: A Book Lo...

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Goodbye to All That: Writer...

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xo Orpheus: Fifty New Myths

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“Families were nothing more than hope cast out in a wide net, everyone wanting only the best.”
Emma Straub, The Vacationers

“There was nothing in life harder or more important than agreeing every morning to stay the course, to go back to your forgotten self of so many years ago, and to make the same decision. Marriages, like ships, needed steering, and steady hands at the wheel.”
Emma Straub, The Vacationers

“Once Charles arrived, Franny would start laughing the way she had when she was twenty-four, and the rest of them could start setting one another on fire for all she cared. That’s what best friends did: ruin people for everyone else.”
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