'THE BOOK EVERYONE'S TALKING ABOUT.' Observer
On a damp October night the body of beautiful Ashley Cordova is discovered in a Manhattan warehouse.
Though her death is ruled a suicide, investigative journalist Scott McGrath suspects otherwise.
The last time McGrath got too close to the Cordova dynasty, he lost his marriage and his career.
This time he could lose his mind.
Marisha Pessl was born in Michigan in 1977, and now lives in New York. Her previous and debut novel, Special Topics in Calamity Physics, was published to rave reviews and established her as one of the most astute and exciting novelists writing today.