Gotham Writers in the City: Adelle Waldman

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Photograph: Lou Rouse
Adelle Waldman
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Waldman's debut novel, The Love Affairs of Nathaniel P., pulls off a difficult feat: It makes the social life of a New York literary up-and-comer feel fresh. With finely incisive details and dialogue, the author renders Nate as alternately sympathetic, self-obsessed and silly.
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