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Laura Sims

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Laura Sims is the author of LOOKER, a debut novel, forthcoming from Scribner in January 2019. She has also published four books of poetry, including Staying Alive, and is the editor of Fare Forward: Letters from David Markson. She lives outside of New York City with her family.

Average rating: 3.66 · 652 ratings · 229 reviews · 6 distinct worksSimilar authors
Looker

3.38 avg rating — 432 ratings — published 2019 — 13 editions
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Practice, Restraint

4.28 avg rating — 47 ratings — published 2005
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Stranger

4.44 avg rating — 39 ratings — published 2009
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My god is this a man

4.23 avg rating — 30 ratings — published 2014
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Staying Alive

4.23 avg rating — 22 ratings
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Laura and 3 other people liked Mary McBride's review of Looker:
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"Looker was one that I kept seeing pop up in reviews and on the new Indie list. It was nothing like what I thought it would be.
It was the study of the unnamed narrator and her obsessions and slow unraveling .
The writing was original and the story..." Read more of this review »
Looker by Laura Sims
"Thank you to NetGalley and Scribner for providing this book in exchange for an honest review. I voluntarily read and reviewed this book.

That was intense. A manic, dizzying portrayal of a woman obsessed with her famous neighbor, Looker ticked all t..." Read more of this review »
Laura and 2 other people liked Suzy Michael's review of Looker:
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"Looker is the debut novel by Laura Sims. It is marketed as a thriller yet that is not what I read. What I read was a dark, psychological character study of the slow unraveling of a woman coping with trauma, emotional stress and her own psychologic..." Read more of this review »
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"A quick and disturbing trip in the mind of a woman on the verge of losing everything. A recently separated woman, who lives and teaches in NYC, is still reeling from her both the breakup of her marriage and her unsuccessful IVF and infertility. Th..." Read more of this review »
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