“Smart, scathing, and hilarious...both urgently of-the-moment and destined to be a classic.”

— Curtis Sittenfeld, author of Sisterland,
a New York Times Bestseller


Praise for Make Your Home Among Strangers


A New York Times Book Review Editors' Choice

Winner of the International Latino Book Award for Best Latino-themed Fiction

Longlisted for the Center for Fiction First Novel Prize

Named a best book of the season by
Vanity Fair,
Harper's Bazaar, 
The Guardian,
NBC Latino,
Men's Journal

“Sharply funny.” — The New York Times

“Few [debut novels] are as furious, funny or thorny as this one....Crucet captures the vernacular of Lizet's world at home and the unbearable alienation in her campus life and with a realness that's hard to forget.” — Entertainment Weekly


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