Taffy Brodesser-Akner

Longlist, 2019 National Book Awards

Taffy Brodesser-Akner is a staff writer for The New York Times Magazine. She has also written for GQ, ESPN The Magazine, and many other publications.
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Fleishman Is in Trouble

ISBN 9780525510871 Random House / Penguin Random House

A searing, utterly unvarnished debut, Fleishman Is in Trouble is an insightful, unsettling, often hilarious exploration of a culture trying to navigate the fault lines of an institution that has proven to be worthy of our great wariness and our great hope. More about this book >

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Taffy Brodesser-Akner

Taffy Brodesser-Akner is a staff writer for The New York Times Magazine and a contributor to the paper’s Culture Desk. She has also written for GQ, ESPN The Magazine, and many other publications. She is the recipient of several New York Press Club Awards for Journalism, a Los Angeles Press Club Award, a S.I. Newhouse Mirror Award, a Newswomen’s Club of New York Award, and a Deadline Club Award. Fleishman Is in Trouble is her first novel, and will soon be a limited series on television.

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