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Stay Up With Hugo Best

Stay Up With Hugo Best

June Bloom is twenty-nine, broke, and an aspiring comedy writer.

Hugo Best is a beloved late-night chat show host – and notorious womaniser – who invites her to his mansion for Memorial Day Weekend.

This is the story of their four days together, a ‘zippy… magnificent… devilishly fun ride’ Vogue

Charting the four days June and TV icon Hugo Best spend together, Stay Up with Hugo Best is both a smart and timely exploration of sexual politics in the #MeToo age, and the hilarious and poignant story of one young woman’s stumble into adulthood.
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Genre: Fiction & Related Items / Modern & Contemporary Fiction (post C 1945)

On Sale: 15th May 2019

Price: £19.99

ISBN-13: 9781472268297

Reviews

On the surface, Somers' debut is light and breezy, but the narrative is deft, controlled, and deadly smart... An outstanding comedic debut
Kirkus Reviews
Magnificent...a devilishly fun ride
Vogue
This is a winning debut
Publishers Weekly
I was honestly surprised to find so many funny one-liners... Erin Somers is a clear-eyed and clever young talent who has mastered the special art of dissection with affection
Carl Hiaasen
Our whole culture desperately needs Stay Up with Hugo Best. A book so relevant, and yet so incredibly funny
Gary Shteyngart
Incisive, funny, and tinged with melancholy, the timely novel follows two lost but clever souls desperate for connection
Entertainment Weekly
Taut and incisive
New York Times