Iain Reid is the author of two critically acclaimed, award-winning books of nonfiction, One Bird’s Choice and The Truth About Luck. He won the RBC Taylor Emerging Writer Award in 2015, and his bestselling debut novel, I’m Thinking of Ending Things, is being adapted for Netflix by Oscar-winning screenwriter Charlie Kaufman. His work has appeared in publications across North America, including The New Yorker, The Globe and Mail, and the National Post. His second novel, Foe,comes out in August 2018, and has already been optioned for film by Anonymous Content (The Revenant, Spotlight, Mr. Robot).
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Simon & Schuster
Foe is a taut, psychological mind-bender about Junior and Hen, a married couple who live a quiet, solitary life on their farm. One day, a stranger from the city arrives with surprising news: Junior has been randomly selected to travel far away from the farm… very far away. The most unusual part? Arrangements have already been made so that when he leaves, Hen won’t have a chance to miss him at all, because she won’t be left alone – not even for a moment. Hen will have company. Familiar company…