— Starred Kirkus Review

 "SO READABLE, IT'S PRACTICALLY EDIBLE"

— NPR's All Things Considered

For more than thirty years, Edie and Richard Middlestein shared a solid family life together in the suburbs of Chicago. But now things are splintering apart because Edie's obsessed with food. If she doesn't stop, she won't have much longer to live. Written with striking clarity and powerful insight, The Middlesteins explores themes of family, obsession, prejudice, and forgiveness.

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The Middlesteins

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by Jami Attenberg

"A SHARP-TONGUED, SWEET-NATURED MASTERPIECE OF JEWISH FAMILY LIFE"

— Starred Kirkus Review

 "SO READABLE, IT'S PRACTICALLY EDIBLE"

— NPR's All Things Considered

For more than thirty years, Edie and Richard Middlestein shared a solid family life together in the suburbs of Chicago. But now things are splintering apart because Edie's obsessed with food. If she doesn't stop, she won't have much longer to live. Written with striking clarity and powerful insight, The Middlesteins explores themes of family, obsession, prejudice, and forgiveness.

Spertus Institute's selection for One Book | One Community 2013 >

Available in hardcover and softcover

Grand Central Publishing

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