'An amazing debut. Conjures the same exhilaration I felt on reading Melissa Banks The Girls' Guide to Hunting and Fishing -- Daily Telegraph
Outstanding -- Nick Hornby
About the Author
Julie Orringer was born in 1973 and grew up in New Orleans and Ann Arbor, Michigan. She is a graduate of the Iowa Writers' Workshop and Cornell University. Her stories have appeared in several publications including The Paris Review, The Yale Review and Best New American Voices. Julie Orringer lives in San Francisco where she is currently at work on a novel. How to Breathe Underwater is her first book.