Animal by Lisa Taddeo


Animal is a depiction of female rage at its rawest, and a visceral exploration of the fallout from a male-dominated society.

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This novel shows female rage in its rawest form, but also the fierce need to find connection and love. An exploration of bodies, family, trauma as well as everyday violence- of the overt and covert kind. Follow Joan as she tells her story- sharing all of the acts done to her and done by her. Does she transform from prey to predator? Or does she reveal that as humans, as animals, we are always both? – Kate

From Lisa Taddeo, author of the #1 New York Times bestseller and global phenomenon Three Women, comes an “intoxicating” (Entertainment Weekly), “fearless” (Los Angeles Times), and “explosive” (People) novel about “what happens when women are pushed beyond the brink, and what comes after the reckoning” (Esquire).

Joan has spent a lifetime enduring the cruelties of men. But when one of them commits a shocking act of violence in front of her, she flees New York City in search of Alice, the only person alive who can help her make sense of her past. In the sweltering hills above Los Angeles, Joan unravels the horrific event she witnessed as a child—that has haunted her every waking moment—while forging the power to finally strike back.

Animal by Lisa Taddeo