U Up?

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Product Details

Price
$17.99  $16.55
Publisher
Melville House Publishing
Publish Date
Pages
320
Dimensions
5.4 X 8.1 X 0.9 inches | 0.66 pounds
Language
English
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9781612198910
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About the Author

Catie Disabato's first novel, The Ghost Network, was deemed "a smart and thorny debut" that "reveals treasures" to readers, according to The New York Times. Disabato has written essays and criticism for outlets including the LAist, Buzzfeed, and LA Weekly. She lives in Los Angeles.

Reviews

A most anticipated book of 2021 from LitHub

A poignant . . . story of grief, ghosts, and friendship . . . Disabato makes [the characters] come alive on the page and in her texts. --Publishers Weekly

Utterly bewitching--a dark, paranoid, mordantly funny LA noir that highlights Catie Disabato's wonderfully vivid and skewed vision of our contemporary society. Disabato is one of my favorite young authors--a truly original voice! --Dan Chaon, author of Ill Will

Disabato is a generational voice and a voice of a generation. U Up is smart, sharp, wise, and wrenching in equal measure . . . An enviable book by an enviable writer. I loved it. --Ivy Pochoda, author of These Women

What a terrific, frisky novel! U Up? . . . transcends genre, and is such fun to read. Disabato's writing is at once so smooth and sharp that you don't immediately realize it's cut you--and deeply. She is a remarkable talent. --Edan Lepucki, author of Woman No. 17

Disabato captures LA's nightlife (and daylife!) in all of its beauty, impropriety, and conspicuous consumption as if she were the Eve Babitz of the Instagram Age. U Up? is a delight." --Maris Kreizman, author of Slaughterhouse 90210