Harper

9780061990946

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Lot Six

David Adjmi’s vibrant, scenic memoir, Lot Six, ushers readers into fundamental questions of identity, community and belonging.

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Review of ‘Lot Six’

The memoir of a gay New York playwright who grew up in a conservative Jewish community in Brooklyn might sound a bit niche, but David Adjmi’s Lot Six ushers readers into fundamental questions of identity, community and belonging. The writing is vibrant, edgy, scenic and exciting. The figures of Adjmi’s childhood—such as Howie, a brilliant outcast…

Behind the Book by David Adjmi

Adjmi tells the story of how eight years, four editors, a case of shingles and a self-guided crash-course in editing led, at last, to one of the best memoirs of the year.

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