Rachel Kushner combines a gritty portrait of life on the margins of contemporary America with a stinging indictment of the US penal system.
Rachel Kushner is the author of The Mars Room, which was shortlisted for the 2018 Man Booker Prize.
Her previous novels, Telex from Cuba and The Flamethrowers, were both New York Times bestsellers and finalists for the National Book Award. Her fiction has appeared in the New Yorker, Harper’s and the Paris Review. She lives in Los Angeles.