The Paper Wasp (Paperback)

By Lauren Acampora

Grove Press, 9780802148810, 304pp.

Publication Date: March 17, 2020

Other Editions of This Title:
Hardcover (6/11/2019)
Library Binding, Large Print (9/11/2019)
MP3 CD (10/8/2019)

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"Take The Talented Mr. Ripley, cross it with Suspiria, add a dash of La La Land and mix it all at midnight and this arty psychological stalker novel is what might result."--New York Times Book Review

Hailed as a "Best Book of the Summer" by the New York Times, O Magazine, Elle, Town & Country, and, among others, Lauren Acampora's debut novel The Paper Waspis a riveting knife-edge story of two women's dark friendship of twisted ambition set against the backdrop of contemporary Hollywood. Beguiling and unexpected, The Paper Wasp is a journey into the psyche and imagination of a woman determined to fulfill her destiny, from one of our most unique and incisive writers.

"A hypnotic tale of codependence that skewers our fascination with gossip and fame."--O Magazine, "The Best Books by Women of Summer 2019"

About the Author

Lauren Acampora is the author of The Wonder Garden, which won the GLCA New Writers Award, and was named a Barnes & Noble Discover Great New Writers selection, an Indie Next selection, a New England Book Award finalist, and one of Amazon and NPR's best books of the year.