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Secrets of the dorm: Come and Get It, by Kiley Reid, reviewed

An academic who also writes a column for a teen magazine eavesdrops on the conversations of rich university students and reproduces them for readers to sneer at

27 January 2024

9:00 AM

27 January 2024

9:00 AM

Come and Get It Kiley Reid

Bloomsbury, pp.400, 16.99

Oh hell, the novel after the Big Book. It’s so, so difficult. David Nicholls took seven years to follow up One Day with Us. Alex Garland gave up after The Beach and went off to write films. Lawyers prevent me from speculating on precisely what it did to Allison Pearson.

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