Coming May 5, 2020
The Book of V.
This kaleidoscopic novel intertwines the lives of a Brooklyn mother in 2016, a senator’s wife in 1970s Washington, D.C., and the Bible’s Queen Esther, whose stories of sex, power and desire overlap and ultimately converge—showing how women’s roles have and have not changed over thousands of years.
“The Book of V. is a marvel. It’s a testament to the enduring strength and flexibility of the novel form itself…”
– Jane Hamilton
Author of The Excellent Lombards
“I was riveted by this searingly inventive, humane, and honest page-turner of a novel.”
– Mary Beth Keane
Author of Ask Again, Yes
Q&A with Elizabeth Strout about her latest book, Olive, Again.