Impostor Syndrome


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5.7 X 9.2 X 1.4 inches | 1.15 pounds

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About the Author

Kathy Wang grew up in Northern California and holds degrees from UC Berkeley and Harvard Business School. She lives in the Bay Area with her husband and two children.


Like John le Carré filtered through Tom Wolfe, Impostor Syndrome encapsulates our Facebook anxieties perfectly.--The Millions
"A globe-trotting, whirlwind, tragi-comic family saga that wrings tears from absurdity and laughter from loss. A joy to read from start to finish."--Andrew Sean Greer, author of Less, winner of the 2018 Pulitzer Prize, on Family Trust
This novel is expert on the business world, its investors and sharks, with astute observations on the ambitions and social currency of one of the wealthiest parts of California. Silky in satire, the writing is biting, bristling, intelligent. --Irish Times on Family Trust
Wang's characters never bought into the idea that tech is a meritocracy...Family Trust, on the other hand, is most deft when the competing demands of race, class, and gender intersect. --Wired on Family Trust
Wang is a first-time novelist -- but it's so appealing, warm and witty, we're betting it'll catch on in a big way.--AARP on Family Trust
"Guaranteed jackpot for book clubs."--People, Book of the Week, on Family Trust
Family Trust is a captivating its best when it's telling us a truth about Silicon Valley: that racism and greed operate here as well -- no measure of assimilation or success can change that.--NPR on Family Trust
Kathy Wang's IMPOSTOR SYNDROME is a smart, ambitious, and hugely original novel that succeeds on every level. It's part gripping spy thriller, part sharp-eyed Silicon Valley satire, part nuanced character study - and fully, deeply entertaining every step of the way. --Lou Berney, Edgar Award-wining author of November Road
Kathy Wang's knowledge is vast, her observations dazzling and impeccable. I sucked down this book in a two-day binge, barely leaving my chair.--Cathi Hanauer, New York Times bestselling author of Gone and The Bitch is Back
A skilled satirist of the Northern California dream.--Harper's Bazaar