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What Are You Going Through

This exquisite portrait of female friendship, aging and loss packs more insight into its barely 200 pages than many serious novels twice that length.

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Review of ‘What Are You Going Through’

Don’t be deceived by the brevity of Sigrid Nunez’s new novel, What Are You Going Through. Like its National Book Award-winning predecessor, The Friend, this exquisite portrait of female friendship, aging and loss packs more insight into its barely 200 pages than many serious novels twice that length.

The novel’s unnamed narrator is a…

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