The Power


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What would happen if women suddenly possessed a fierce new power?"The Power is our era's The Handmaid's Tale." --Ron Charles, Washington Post*WINNER OF THE BAILEYS WOMEN'S PRIZE FOR FICTION*A Vox Best Best Book of the DecadeOne of the New York Times's Ten Best Books of the YearOne of President Obama's favorite reads of the YearA Los Angeles Times Best Book of the YearOne of the Washington Post's Ten Best Books of the YearAn NPR Best Book of the YearOne of Entertainment Weekly's Ten Best Books of the YearA San Francisco Chronicle Best Book of the YearA Bustle Best Book of the YearA Paste Magazine Best Novel of the YearA New York Times Book Review Editors' ChoiceAn Amazon Best Book of the Year"Alderman's writing is beautiful, and her intelligence seems almost limitless. She also has a pitch-dark sense of humor that she wields perfectly." --Michael Schaub, NPR All over the world women and girls are discovering they have the power. With a flick of the fingers they can inflict terrible pain, and even death. And with this small twist of nature, everything changes drastically.Ambitious and provocative, visceral and page-turning, award-winning author Naomi Alderman's THE POWER at once takes us on a journey to an alternate reality and exposes our own world in bold and surprising ways.

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