The Professor


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$28.99  $26.96
Flatiron Books
Publish Date
6.53 X 9.58 X 0.93 inches | 1.14 pounds

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About the Author

Lauren Nossett is a former professor turned novelist with a PhD in German literature. Her first novel, The Resemblance, introduced Detective Marlitt Kaplan. The Professor is her second novel.


Praise for Lauren Nossett

"Impressive. . . . An emotionally resonant page-turner from a writer worth watching." --Publishers Weekly

"I can't get enough of dark academic fiction, and Lauren Nosett's takes the aesthetic into the frat houses in this college campus thriller." --Crime Reads

"This chilling story has it all." --Woman's World

"A fast, fun read, that is nearly impossible to put down. . . . Every detail, every element of the story gets a payoff. . . . An intricately told tale." --Paste Magazine

"Twisty, dark, and brilliant, The Resemblance is a chilling crime thriller that will keep you turning the pages faster than you can binge a true crime podcast." --Sally Hepworth, bestselling author of The Good Sister

"A timely, expertly plotted mystery about power and privilege, The Resemblance will grab you from the first page and keep you guessing until the final twist. A captivating debut." --Alafair Burke, bestselling author of Find Me

"A campus crime plunges a driven young detective into the shadowy depths of Greek life, where power and privilege hide sinister secrets. In The Resemblance, Nossett pushes the stakes ever higher, and the horrors of this hidden world feel all too real. A timely and compelling thriller, and a jagged new twist on dark academia." --Laura McHugh, award-winning author of What's Done in Darkness

"The Resemblance is a taut campus mystery that grows bigger and dives deeper into the community as the crime unfolds. Twisty turns with an emotional punch deliver a captivating read." --Wendy Walker, bestselling author of Don't Look for Me

"At once a careful, nuanced dismantling of toxic masculinity and an exploration of academia's dark underbelly, The Resemblance is a powerhouse of a book that is as timely as it is terrifying. Perpetually twisty and full of chilling secrets, this masterful debut heralds Lauren Nossett as a fearless new voice in crime thrillers." --Laurie Elizabeth Flynn, author of the The Girls Are All So Nice Here
"Haunting. . . . A sinister, addictive blend of self-aware police procedural and campus novel, this is the kind of book that slips its fingers around your throat and doesn't let go." --Ashley Winstead, author of The Last Housewife