The Unfortunate Importance of Beauty

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The Unfortunate Importance of Beauty

By Amanda Filipacchi

W. W. Norton & Company, Hardcover, 9780393243871, 336pp.

Publication Date: February 16, 2015

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"Readers who'd like to spend a little time at the corner where a brisker Haruki Murakami meets a drier '30 Rock' would do well to seek out Filipacchi's radiantly intelligent and very funny novel." San Francisco Chronicle


NPR
Tuesday, Feb 10, 2015

Amanda Filipacchi's novel is about a costume designer who wears a fat suit after a suitor commits suicide. It's structured as a mashup of an old Friends episode, a fairy tale and a murder mystery. More at NPR.org

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