July 2013 Indie Next List
“Sisters always have special relationships, but identical twin sisters
world unto themselves,especially if they have ESP. 'Sisterland'
us to Violet and Kate as the trajectory of their lives goes from mad
closeness, to fragile separation as they attend different colleges,
finally back to their native St. Louis. Their clairvoyance has colored
their lives, and suddenly Vi is on national news to warn of an
that will strike within a week, wrecking havoc on everyone. Kate,
meanwhile, has tried to ignore her visions, marrying and raising two
children in suburban St. Louis. Sittenfield is a funny and sagacious
chronicler of the world we live in now, and the ways-- sometimes quirky,
sometimes conventional-- we try to order our world for security,
and love. I won't easily leave the enchanting world of
— Sarah Bagby, Watermark Books, Wichita, KS
About the Author
Curtis Sittenfeld is the author of the bestselling novels American Wife, Prep, and The Man of My Dreams, which are being translated into twenty-five languages.