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Accelerated: A Novel


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Bronwen Hruska, the publisher of Soho Press, has worked as a journalist and screenwriter for twenty years. Her articles have appeared in the New York Times, the Los Angeles Times, More Magazine, Entertainment Weekly, Cosmopolitan, the Village Voice, and the San Francisco Chronicle. She has sold an original screenplay to Columbia Pictures and an original television pilots to NBC, CBS, Lifetime, and Sony television. She lives in Manhattan with her two sons.


"What starts off as an entertaining romp through the world of privileged parents and private schools, spins itself into a harrowing tale. A deftly, unexpectedly terrifying first novel." -- A. M. Homes, author of May We Be Forgiven "A fast-paced, crystal-clear, and funny exploration of a subject that, thanks to Hruska, can finally be openly talked about. A kind of Kramer v. Kramer meets Erin Brokovich in a dark dystopia with baby pharmaceuticals packed in lunch boxes set in the most treacherous world there is: New York City private schools." -- Jennifer Belle, author of High Maintenance and The Seven Year Bitch "A smart, sexy thriller balanced on top of a real-life horror story: the irresponsible over-medication of our children by our schools." -- Madison Smartt Bell, author of The Color of Night "A compelling story about families in a particular segment of society that illuminates the larger human condition." -- Library Journal, starred review "Page turning, socially compelling, and ringing with truth. layered between the stories of a private school over-medicating their students, celebrity journalism, and a crumbling marriage, lays the tender love of a father for his son." -- Randy Susan Meyers, author of The Murderer's Daughters

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