"For fans of Elif Batuman's The Idiot and Ottessa Moshfegh's My Year of Rest and Relaxation, Fake Accounts is a provocative examination of social media, sex, feminism, and fiction, the sense of connection they've all promised us, and the lies they make us tell. On the eve of Donald Trump's inauguration, a young woman snoops through her boyfriend's phone and makes a startling discovery : he's an anonymous internet conspiracy theorist, and a popular one at that. Already fluent in internet fakery, irony, and outrage, she's not exactly shocked by the revelation. But this is only the first in a series of bizarre twists that expose a world whose truths are shaped by online lies. Suddenly left with no reason to stay in New York-or be anywhere in particular-our unnamed narrator flees to Berlin, embarking on her own cycles of manipulation in the deceptive spaces of her daily life, from dating apps to expat meetups, open-plan offices to bureaucratic waiting rooms. Narrated with seductive confidence and subversive wit, Fake Accounts challenges the way current conversations about the self and community, delusions and gaslighting, and fiction and reality play out in the internet age"--
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|Location||Call Number /
|Livonia Public Library||FIC OYL (Text)
|This copy is new and can only be picked up at this library.|