Flatiron Books Fall 2017 by Macmillan

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f l at ir on bookssept emb e r 2017 don t i know you marni jackson #1 bestseller in canada a debut novel-in-stories that follows one woman s life from age 16 to 60 and what happens when certain celebrities start turning up in her private life what if some of the artists we feel as if we know—meryl streep neil young bill murray—turned up in the course of our daily lives fi ction li t e rary flatiron books 9/12/2017 9781250089809 $15.99 $22.99 can trade paperback 256 pages carton qty 32 8.3 in h 5.5 in w subrights u.k and translation rights samantha haywood/transatlantic agency other available formats ebook isbn 9781250089786 hardcover isbn 9781250089793 m ar keting social media advertising on-sale author website landing page available blogger outreach/mailings now in paperback outreach for print online coverage finished copy giveaways on goodreads this is what happens to rose mcewan an ordinary woman who keeps having strange encounters with famous people in this engrossing original novelin-stories we follow her life from age 17 when she takes a summer writing course led by a young john updike through her first heartbreak witnessed by joni mitchell on the island of crete through her marriage divorce and a canoe trip with taylor swift leonard cohen and karl ove knausgaard yes read on with wit and insight marni jackson takes a world obsessed with celebrity and turns it on its head she shows us how fame is just another form of fiction and how in the end the daily dramas of an ordinary woman’s life can be as captivating and poignant as any luminary tell-all pr a i se “delightful and audacious…exquisitely written…poignant and beautifully rendered.” —judith timson the toronto star “nothing short of brilliant…[jackson’s prose here is beautiful simple streamlined quietly honest.” —tara henley the toronto star “stopped me in my tracks…magic.” —the globe and mail “this playful journey will especially appeal to fiction lovers who are also pop culture fans.” —booklist “whimsical…ingenious.” —kirkus reviews “full of surprises… jackson’s prose is quicker than a mongoose sharper than a scalpel—and full of read-aloud sentences she takes the familiar and makes it fantastical and then makes it familiar again… and marni jackson has won numerous national magazine awards for her journalism humor and social commentary her non-fiction books have challenged popular thinking on subjects as diverse as the culture of motherhood and the treatment of pain she has published in rolling stone london sunday times and every major canadian magazine don’t i know you is her first work of fiction 24