From the author of the international bestselling Foreskin's Lament and Hope: A Tragedy, a new novel of identity, tribalism... and mothers.
In Stores 9.22.20
Auslander turns his taboo-shattering satiric gaze to cannibalism in this outrageous, salty take on contemporary culture... a riotous dissection of cultural formation and a community’s hunger for meaning.
- Publisher's Weekly
Auslander uses his signature dark humor to brilliantly satirize tribalism in America… This could be a portrait of any ethnic group that has been consumed by America, though, in this case, it’s unclear who is devouring whom.
Auslander writes like some contemporary comedic Jeremiah, thundering warnings of disaster and retribution. What makes him so terrifyingly funny is that he isn't joking.
- Howard Jacobson, winner of the Man Booker Prize
Blends tragedy, comedy and satire in the mold of Samuel Beckett and Franz Kafka.
– Wall Street Journal
A virtuoso humorist, and a brave one.
– NY Times Book Review
A New York Times
Best Book of the Year
A scathing theological rant, a funny, oddly moving coming-of-age memoir, and an irreverent meditation on family, marriage, and cultural identity... I loved it.
- Tom Perrotta
Even at his most rebellious, Portnoy-era Roth couldn't hold a candle to Shalom Auslander... Beneath the extremely funny shtick is one ferociously angry book.
- Entertainment Weekly
Funny, fierce and subversively heartfelt.... with his middle finger pointed at the heavens and a hand held over his heart, Auslander gives us Foreskin's Lament.
- NY Times Book Review
The debut of the freshest voice in Jewish Literature since Phillip Roth arrived on the scene... youthful, energetic, wholly original.
- AM Homes
...a poet laureate may be in the making...
- LA Times Sunday Book Review
An extraordinary collection, which has an energy, a precision and a deep black humour I haven't seen in a long time... It's like drinking 14 shots of vodka.
- The Guardian
HAPPYISH on Showtime
It bites with every appearance... it’s a show that challenges its viewer every step of the way... it’s a comedy that rejects the attached expectations while still meeting all the requirements... Whether audiences are ready for that is the real question.
- Ben Travers, Indiewire
SHOWTIME'S 'HAPPYISH' CANCELLED.
- Hollywood Reporter