'A sharp-eyed and tender novel about human connection in a time of crisis' (PAULA HAWKINS) from the bestselling, National Book Award-winning author of The Friend
'Once you discover Sigrid Nunez, you don't look back' ANNE ENRIGHT
'Beautiful and profound' MEG MASON
'Full of alive, curious poetry on the chaotic times we live in' SHEENA PATEL, author of I'm a Fan
'I am committed, until one of us dies, to Nunez's novels. They are short, wise, provocative, funny' NEW YORK TIMES
Three strangers are thrown together in one Manhattan apartment: a solitary writer; a Gen Z college drop-out; and a spirited parrot named Eureka.
As the world outside descends into turmoil, the three of them must learn how to live with and care for one another. The Vulnerables reveals what happens when strangers are willing to open their hearts to each other and how far even small acts of caring can go to ease another's distress.
'Cracks open windows and offers a reassuring breeze, reminding us that it's OK - and perhaps even necessary - to need each other; it's only human' SAN FRANCISCO CHRONICLE
'One of my favourite authors' NATALIE PORTMAN
'Fresh, funny and very now' BIDISHA
'A breath of fresh air for a time when it still sometimes feels there isn't any' GOOD HOUSEKEEPING
Fiction: general and literary
H: 216mm W: 135mm Spine: 22mm