Cover Story

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$27.99  $26.03
William Morrow & Company
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5.7 X 8.4 X 1.4 inches | 0.95 pounds
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About the Author

Susan Rigetti is an author, screenwriter, and the former technology op-ed editor at the New York Times. She has been named a "Person of the Year" by TIME, The Financial Times, and the Webby Awards, and has appeared on Fortune's "40 Under 40" list, Vanity Fair's New Establishment List, Marie Claire's New Guard list, the Bloomberg 50, the Upstart 50, the Recode 100, and more. She is the author of a book on computer programming that has been implemented by companies across Silicon Valley, and the critically acclaimed memoir, Whistleblower.

"[E]ntertaining...clever, fast-paced...the crafty Rigetti makes fraud a lot of fun. An entertaining shell game of a novel."--Kirkus Reviews
"[A] ridiculously fun romp."--E! Online
"Rigetti's fiction debut has a roller-coaster plot that gives off huge Anna Delvey vibes and an ending that will leave you with your jaw on the floor.... If you're a fan of tales about scams, grifters, and mysterious schemes, Cover Story needs to be on your TBR list."--Popsugar
It's Catch Me if You Can meets Sweetbitter, from the woman who blew the whistle on Uber's software engineering team -- what's not to love?--Entertainment Weekly
"Journalist Rigetti's debut kicks off beach-read season with a bang.... Drawing heavy inspiration from the true story of Anna Delvey, who conned New York's elite for several years in the mid-2010s, this book will be a must-read for the legions who followed Delvey's story with bated breath.... It's The Devil Wear's Prada meets Gone Girl, and it's delightful."--Booklist (starred review)
"A clever epistolary novel with an elegant con woman at its center--in other words, perfect escapism for this moment."--Seattle Times
"Cover Story by Susan Rigetti is an unforgettable tale of scams and double-crosses told through emails, diary entries, and FBI correspondence."--Popsugar
"Taking inspiration from the Anna Delveys of the world, 'Cover Story' is a delicious read about a young intern who gets caught up in a breathtakingly opulent--if claustrophobic--scheme (or four)."--Marie Claire
"[C]inematic...Rigetti's propulsive narrative, which includes Instagram posts, text messages, and FBI case files, keeps the pages turning, and there's a juicy twist."--Publishers Weekly
"[A] page-turner that's hilarious in its dedication to vamping on viral news stories about real-life strivers and cons from Delvey to Instagram personality Caroline Calloway ... a delicious read."--Time magazine