Losers (Paperback)

By Matthue Roth

Push, 9780545068932, 186pp.

Publication Date: October 1, 2008

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The perks of being an emigre wallflower
Jupiter was born in Russia, but he's getting quite an education in America. He sees everything slightly askew - but in a way that's endearing to (most) of his fellow students. A popular girl takes him under her wing. He falls for her. A bully sets him as a target. But Jupiter disarms him in an unexpected way. His best friend ends up hanging with a posse of science geeks. Jupiter feels left out. With dead-on deadpan humor, Matthue Roth makes everything illuminated about American teen life - like Borat as directed by John Hughes.

About the Author

MATTHUE ROTH is the author of the PUSH novel Never Mind the Goldbergs, as well as the adult memoir Yom Kippur-a-Go-Go. (Yes, that's Yom Kippur-a-Go-Go.) He lives in New York.