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Seating Arrangements
Author: Maggie Shipstead
Knopf (June 2012)


Maggie Shipstead’s Seating Arrangements is a stunning debut, an irresistible social satire that is also an unforgettable meditation on the persistence of hope, the yearning for connection, and the promise of enduring love.


Seating Arrangements, by Maggie Shipstead, is a perfect summer romp.”—Book World

“Shipstead’s sentences simmer and crackle on the page.”—San Francisco Chronicle