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By Karen Russell

From the writer of the recent York instances bestseller Swamplandia!, and finalist for the Pulitzer Prize, an creative and haunting novella approximately an insomnia epidemic set within the close to future.

A obstacle has swept the US. thousands have misplaced the facility to sleep. input the shut eye Corps, a firm that urges fit dreamers to donate sleep to an insomniac. lower than the rich and enigmatic Storch brothers the Corps’ achieve has grown, with outposts in each significant US urban. Trish Edgewater, whose sister Dori was once one of many first sufferers of the deadly insomnia, has spent the earlier seven years recruiting for the Corps. yet Trish’s religion within the association and in her personal causes starts off to falter while she is faced via “Baby A,” the 1st common sleep donor, and the mysterious “Donor Y.”

Sleep Donation explores a global dealing with the tip of sleep as we all know it, the place “Night Worlds” provide black marketplace treatments to the determined and sleep disadvantaged, and the place even the act of constructing a present isn't really so simple as it seems that.

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Picture: Michael Lionstar Karen Russell is the writer of Swamplandia! , a finalist for the 2012 Pulitzer Prize for Fiction, and collections of brief tales, Vampires within the Lemon Grove, a brand new York occasions bestseller, and St. Lucy’s domestic for women Raised through Wolves. She is the recipient of a 2013 MacArthur Fellowship, and she or he was once named one of many New Yorker’s “20 lower than 40,” The nationwide e-book Foundation’s “5 lower than 35,” and Granta’s “Best of younger American Novelists. ” She lives in big apple urban. this can be a paintings of fiction. the entire characters, agencies, and occasions portrayed during this novel are both items of the author’s mind's eye or used fictitiously. SLEEP DONATION. Copyright © 2014 through Karen Russell. All rights reserved. released within the country. No a part of this e-book can be utilized or reproduced in any demeanour whatever with out written permission other than when it comes to short quotations embodied in severe articles and experiences. for info, tackle Atavist Books, 555 West 18th road, manhattan, manhattan 10011. ISBN: 978-1-937894-28-3 paintings path and layout: Chip Kidd Illustrations: Kevin Tong for additional information approximately Atavist Books and to enroll to obtain updates approximately this and different titles, please stopover at: atavist. com/atavistbooks/.

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