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Oedipal Complex

With her bracingly original take on a classic Greek myth, Daisy Johnson not only reinvents a story—but also the whole notion of storytelling itself.
“When I pitched this story to my publisher, it was an entirely different book,” says Daisy Johnson

DAISY JOHNSON MAKES the old so fresh, it feels raw. In her debut novel, Everything Under, she retells the

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