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The Dependents - Chapter 4 by Katharine Dion

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“He would probably never get used to the idea that his daughter knew more about the sperm donor’s taste in music than his face, the likeness of which Dary had never seen.”

Featured story, meet featured chapter. We're excited to feature an excerpt from Katharine Dion's debut novel The Dependents, which was released earlier this year by Little, Brown. After the sudden death of his wife, Maida, Gene is haunted by the fear that their marriage was not all it appeared to be. Take a peek at the featured chapter for a glimpse into their relationship and a book that TIME, Entertainment Weekly, O: The Oprah Magazine, Real Simple, Brit + Co., all called one of the best books of the summer. A graduate of the Iowa Writers’ Workshop, Katharine is also a MacDowell Fellow and the recipient of a grant from the Elizabeth George Foundation. Take an exclusive behind-the-scenes look at Katharine's inspiration for this novel on Curious Fictions here.


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