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Jonathan Dee’s novel The Privileges is a Pulitzer Prize finalist!

April 18th, 2011

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“Pitch-perfect prose–a real delight for those who have all but given up on recent fiction…a riveting book about the new American family and the atomizing pressures of modern life.” - Chicago Tribune

“Graceful, articulate and perceptive, and often hilariously funny…Dee’s lively shimmering prose illuminates wonderfully observed dystopian moments…[his] writing is so full of elegance, vitality and complexity…at once funny, subversive and sympathetic.”—New York Times Book Review

“Here is an incredibly readable, intelligent, incisive portrait of a particular kind of American family. Jonathan Dee takes us inside the world of what desire for wealth can do, and cannot do, for the self, the soul, and the family. The Privileges is told with admirable conciseness and yet with great breadth, and the reader is swept along, watching the complications of such desire unfold.”—Elizabeth Strout, author of Olive Kitteridge

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