The People in the Trees


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Anchor Books
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5.1 X 1.2 X 7.9 inches | 0.8 pounds

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About the Author

Hanya Yanagihara is the author of The People in the Trees. She lives in New York City.


One of the Best Books of the Year
Chicago Tribune - San Francisco Chronicle - The Wall Street Journal - Publishers Weekly - Huffington Post - Cosmopolitan

"Exhaustingly inventive and almost defiant in its refusal to offer redemption or solace. . . . As for Yanagihara, she is a writer to marvel at." --The New York Times Book Review

"A mystery story, an ecological parable, a monstrous confession, and a fascinating consideration of moral relativism. . . . A triumph of the imagination." --Anthony Doerr, Pulitzer Prize-winning author of All the Light We Cannot See

"Haunting. . . . A standout novel . . . thrilling." --The Wall Street Journal

"Fascinating and multilayered. . . . [Yanagihara's] storytelling is masterful. . . . Hugely ambitious and entertaining." --The Boston Globe

"A deeply satisfying adventure story. . . . Provokes discussions about science, morality and our obsession with youth." --Chicago Tribune

"Hauntingly strange and utterly convincing. . . . A novel you will finish and immediately want to read again; a complex, elegant and wonderfully troubling debut." --Sarah Waters, author of Tipping the Velvet

"Feels like a National Geographic story by way of Conrad's Heart of Darkness. . . . The world Yanagihara conjures up, full of 'dark pockets of mystery, ' is magical." --The Times (London)

"An engrossing, beautifully detailed, at times amazing (and shocking) novel." --Paul Theroux, author of The Lower River and The Great Railway Bazaar

"Enthralling . . . deeply entertaining." --San Francisco Chronicle

"By turns brilliant, provocative and profoundly sobering." --Independent on Sunday (London)

"Captivating--and thoroughly unsettling." --Vogue

"Impossible to resist. . . . Packed with a symphony of complex themes made accessible by the sheer poetry of [Yanagihara's] prose. . . . [A] brilliantly told story." --The Daily Mail (London)

"A Nabokovian phantasmagoria. . . . Hanya Yanagihara is a writer to watch." --Madison Smartt Bell, author of The Color of Night and All Souls' Rising

"Engrossing." --Minneapolis Star Tribune

"Richly imagined. . . . Striking and highly satisfying." --The Guardian (London)

"Astonishing. . . . Riveting." --Interview magazine

"Pulses with big ideas. . . . Masterful. . . . [An] audacious, beautifully wrought tragedy." --The Toronto Star