Rumaan Alam is the author of the novels Rich and Pretty, That Kind of Mother, and Leave the World Behind. More about this author >
Amanda and Clay head out to a remote corner of Long Island expecting a vacation: a quiet reprieve from life in New York City, quality time with their teenage son and daughter, and a taste of the good life in the luxurious home they’ve rented for the week. But a late-night knock on the door breaks the spell. More about this book >
Rumaan Alam is the author of the novels Rich and Pretty, That Kind of Mother, and Leave the World Behind. His writing has appeared in the New York Times, New York Magazine, The New Yorker, New York Review of Books, Bookforum, and The New Republic, where he is a contributing editor. He studied writing at Oberlin College and lives in New York with his family.