Book ‘Reward System: Stories’ by Jem Calder

PDF Excerpt ''Reward System: Stories' by Jem Calder
“Reward System is an exhilarating and beautiful book by an extraordinarily gifted writer. Reading these stories, I found myself thinking newly and differently about contemporary life.” — Sally Rooney, author of Beautiful World, Where Are You. Julia has landed a fresh start — at a “pan-European” restaurant. “Imagine that,” says her mother. “I’m imagining.” Nick is flirting with sobriety and nobody else. Did you know adults his age are now more likely to live with their parents than with a romantic partner? Life should have started to take shape by now — but instead we’re trying on new versions of ourselves, swiping left and right, searching for a convincing answer to that question: “What do you do?” Jem Calder’s Reward System...
Publisher: Farrar, Straus and Giroux (19 July 2022)  Pages: 276 pages  ISBN-10: 0571363784  ISBN-13: 978-0571363780  ASIN:‎ B09CNDWLX9

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Author’s biography: Jem Calder was born in Cambridge, and lives and works in London. His first two completed stories were published in The Stinging Fly and Granta