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By Ethan Canin

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • In this captivating novel, Ethan Canin, the author of America America and The Palace Thief, explores the character of genius, competition, ambition, and love between a number of generations of a talented family.

Milo Andret is born with an strange brain. A lonely baby becoming up within the woods of northern Michigan within the Nineteen Fifties, he offers little notion to his personal expertise. yet along with his recognition at U.C. Berkeley he realizes the level, and the hazards, of his singular presents. California within the seventies is a seduction, commencing Milo’s eyes to the attract of either ambition and indulgence. The learn he starts there'll make him a legend; the lady he meets there—and the rival he meets along her—will hang-out him for the remainder of his lifestyles. For Milo’s brilliance is entwined with a depressing desire that quickly grows to threaten his paintings, his kinfolk, even his existence.

Spanning seven many years because it strikes from California to Princeton to the Midwest to long island, A Doubter’s Almanac tells the tale of a relations because it explores the best way ambition lives along destructiveness, obsession along torment, love along grief. it's a tale of the way the flame of genius either lighting fixtures and scorches each new release it touches. Graced by way of attractive prose and really good storytelling, A Doubter’s Almanac is a shocking, suspenseful, and deeply relocating novel, an incredible paintings by way of a author who has been hailed as “the so much mature and entire novelist of his generation.”

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“[Canin] is on the most sensible of his shape, fluent, immersive, convinced. chances are you'll now not understand the place he’s taking you, however the characters are so brilliant, Hans’s voice rendered so accurately, that it’s most unlikely to not belief within the tale. . . . the fragile networks of emotion and connection that make up a relations are illuminated, as though by way of magic, through his prose.”Slate

“Alternately explosive and deeply interior.”New York (“Eight Books you must Read”)

“A blazingly clever novel.”—Los Angeles Times

“Math made attractive . . . Canin writes with such luxuriant good looks and delicate sympathy that even sufferers of Algebra II will persist with his calculations of the center with rapt comprehension.”The Washington Post

“A masterful author at his transcendent best.”—BBC

“Elegant and devastating . . . A Doubter’s Almanac is exquisitely crafted. Canin takes us readers deep into the unusual global of his characters with no ever making us conscious of the trouble concerned. . . . a strange and entirely fascinating novel.”—NPR’s Fresh Air

“There is a shimmering loveliness to Canin’s glimpses of upper arithmetic. . . . A Doubter’s Almanac is a singular whose success is totally equivalent to the . . . tragedy it portrays. Ethan Canin is aware either the attract of significant highbrow accomplishment and the cost it exacts from those that pursue it. in contrast to his protagonist, his personal prodigious attempt has produced a piece of beautiful and enduring beauty.”Bookreporter
“Ethan Canin writes approximately arithmetic as brilliantly as T. S. Eliot writes approximately poetry. With this striking novel, Ethan Canin now takes his position at the excessive cord with the easiest writers of his time.”[b]—Pat Conroy
“A publication that increases the bar for novelists.”[b]—Literary Hub

“Staggeringly bold . . . a narrative of majestic sweep.”—Paste

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