Talent by Juliet Lapidos
'Deliciously funny' Helen Oyeyemi 'Enormously entertaining' Lionel Shriver 'Smart, brilliant ... I love it so much!' Joanna Cannon A wickedly caustic tale of a student who stumbles on a literary treasure. Anna Brisker is running out of ideas.
Her PhD advisor thinks she's a let-down, her fellow students see her as roadkill on the way to academic success and her family have just stopped asking when she's going to get a real job. Then Anna Brisker stumbles on a rare notebook that could make her a literary sensation. If only she didn't have to break the law to get it...
Talent is a deliciously wry portrayal of a brittle and brilliant young woman, and a wicked lampooning of campus life.