Deeper the Water the Uglier the Fish – Katya Apekina


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*2018 Los Angeles Times Book Prize Finalist*Longlisted for The Crook’s Corner Book Prize *Longlisted for the 2019 VCU Cabell First Novelist Award*Shortlisted for the 2020 William Saroyan International Prize for Writing for Fiction*A Best Book of 2018 ?Kirkus Reviews, BuzzFeed News, Entropy, LitReactor, LitHub*35 Over 35 Award 2018*One of the Most Anticipated Books of the Fall ?Vulture, Harper’s BAZAAR, BuzzFeed News, Publishers Weekly, The Millions, Bustle, Fast CompanyIt’s 16-year-old Edie who finds their mother Marianne dangling in the living room from an old jump rope, puddle of urine on the floor, barely alive. Upstairs, 14-year-old Mae had fallen into one of her trances, often a result of feeling too closely attuned to her mother’s dark moods. After Marianne is unwillingly admitted to a mental hospital, Edie and Mae are forced to move from their childhood home in Louisiana to New York to live with their estr