My Year of Rest and Relaxation by Ottessa Moshfegh

Synopsis "A shocking, hilarious and strangely tender novel about a young woman’s experiment in narcotic hibernation, aided and abetted by one of the worst psychiatrists in the annals of literature. Our narrator has many of the advantages of life, on the surface. Young, thin, pretty, a recent Columbia graduate, she lives in an apartment on … Continue reading My Year of Rest and Relaxation by Ottessa Moshfegh

Eileen by Ottessa Moshfegh

Synopsis "Eileen Dunlop is a twenty-something who leads a very depressing and somewhat demented life. Set in the 60's, she works in the administrative office of a boy's prison, and lives with her father who is an alcoholic. Eileen is overly dramatic about virtually everything, and chooses to spend her time wallowing in her grief … Continue reading Eileen by Ottessa Moshfegh