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Big Brother

Lionel Shriver

From the acclaimed author of The New Republic (2012) comes a striking new novel about siblings, marriage, and obesity. When Pandora picks up her brother Edison at her local Iowa airport, she literally doesn't recognize him. In the four years since the siblings have last seen each other, the New York jazz pianist has gained hundreds of pounds. What happened? After Edison has more than overstayed his welcome, Fletcher, Pandora's husband, gives her an ultimatum: him or me. Putting her marriage on the line, Pandora chooses to help her brother in his fight to lose weight. Brilliantly imagined and beautifully written.