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$29.00  $26.97
Hogarth Press
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5.7 X 8.3 X 1.3 inches | 1.0 pounds

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About the Author
Melissa Mogollon holds an MFA in fiction from the Iowa Writers' Workshop and a BA from the George Washington University. Originally from Colombia and raised in Florida, she now teaches at a boarding school in Rhode Island, where she lives with her partner and dog. Oye is her first novel.
"Fresh and wise, innovative and laugh-out-loud funny, warm and stylish, Oye is a propulsive delight full of verve and heart."--Sarah Thankam Mathews, author of All This Could Be Different

"By a dazzling new voice, this book is a funny and heartfelt exploration of growing up, resilience, sisterhood, and finding your path."--Electric Literature, "8 Books Featuring Columbian Protagonists"

"A swoon-worthy family saga that will make you fall in love with the characters. It's a reminder that though life can drag you down, there is hope lurking around every corner."--Debutiful, "Most Anticipated Books of 2024"

"If listening in on a stranger's animated phone call sounds like your idea of entertainment, you'll be hooked . . ."--Reader's Digest, "New Books We Can't Wait to Read in 2024"

"This is a novel for the ear hustler in all of us! Both hilarious and heartbreaking, Mogollon's story will stay with readers for a long time."--National Book Award winner Elizabeth Acevedo, author of Family Lore and The Poet X

"Heartbreaking and humorous, mature and mischievous, Oye feels like home in delicious and furious ways. Melissa Mogollon did not come to play."--Kiley Reid, New York Times bestselling author of Such a Fun Age

"An emotional roller coaster of multigenerational chisme, Oye jump-starts your heart in the same way the expletive piques your ear."--Xochitl Gonzalez, New York Times bestselling author of Olga Dies Dreaming

"Funny and smart, Oye grapples with the messy inheritance of intergenerational trauma and how it manifests in the everyday conversations with the people we love. Mogollon has written a beautiful book."--Claire Jimenez, author of What Happened to Ruthy Ramirez

"Oye is vibrantly alive, a pitch-perfect, boisterous, gossipy portrait of the chaos that is family and love. A gem."--Rufi Thorpe, author of The Knockout Queen

"Luciana won't just woo you; she will thoroughly win, and at times break, your heart."--Regina Porter, author of The Travelers

"With its singular voice and vibrant characters, Oye commands your attention from the very first page. It's a novel that, like the ageless abuela at its heart, laughs and dances in the dark."--Dawnie Walton, author of The Final Revival of Opal & Nev

"I love these characters--no one gets away with anything--and I love Melissa Mogollon's unmistakable, irrepressible voice."--Margot Livesey, author of The Boy in the Field

"Oye, a novel of chisme, is innovative, heartfelt, and hilarious. Melissa Mogollon's voice is a gift."--Myriam Gurba, author of Creep

"Oye me, this book will be the unexpected ride of your reading season. Read it to listen in on a breathless, funny, inventive, and revealing conversation that peels back all our assumptions about love and family roles."--Melissa Coss Aquino, author of Carmen and Grace

"A smart, wildly inventive, and funny tale that's both heartbreaking and heartwarming."--Booklist