Ottessa Moshfegh
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Ottessa Moshfegh

Ottessa Moshfegh is a fiction writer from New England. Her first book, McGlue, a novella, won the Fence Modern Prize in Prose and the Believer Book Award. She is also the author of the short story collection Homesick for Another World. Her stories have been published in The Paris Review, The New Yorker, and Granta, and have earned her a Pushcart Prize, an O. Henry Award, the Plimpton Discovery Prize, and a grant from the National Endowment for the Arts. Eileen, her first novel, was shortlisted for the National Book Critics Circle Award and the Man Booker Prize, and won the PEN/Hemingway Award for debut fiction; My Year of Rest and Relaxation, her second novel, was a New York Times bestseller.

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Best Sellers

    • My Year of Rest and Relaxation

    • By: Ottessa Moshfegh
    • Narrated by: Julia Whelan
    • Length: 7 hrs and 14 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 906
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 853
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 852

    Our narrator should be happy, shouldn't she? She's young, thin, pretty, a recent Columbia graduate; she works an easy job at a hip art gallery and lives in an apartment on the Upper East Side....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • I love it...

    • By Claudia Gallegos on 07-12-18

    Regular price: $28.00

    • Eileen

    • By: Ottessa Moshfegh
    • Narrated by: Alyssa Bresnahan
    • Length: 8 hrs and 46 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 724
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 677
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 676

    A lonely young woman working in a boys' prison outside Boston in the early 60s is pulled into a very strange crime, in a mordant, harrowing story of obsession and suspense....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Strange, unsettling, but engrossing

    • By S. Yates on 01-09-18

    Regular price: $24.49

    • McGlue

    • A Novella
    • By: Ottessa Moshfegh
    • Narrated by: Chris Ciulla
    • Length: 3 hrs and 42 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
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    Salem, Massachusetts, 1851: McGlue is in the hold, still too drunk to be sure of name or situation or orientation - he may have killed a man. That man may have been his best friend. Intolerable memory accompanies sobriety....

    Regular price: $21.00

    • Homesick for Another World

    • Stories
    • By: Ottessa Moshfegh
    • Narrated by: Alyssa Bresnahan, Richard Poe
    • Length: 8 hrs and 25 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 113
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 106
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 107

    There's something eerily unsettling about Ottessa Moshfegh's stories, something almost dangerous, while also being delightful and even laugh-out-loud funny....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Funny, Dynamic Writing

    • By Sofia Macht on 06-13-18

    Regular price: $24.49

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