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Inherited Disorders: Stories, Parables & Problems Hardcover – May 3, 2016

4.3 out of 5 stars 21 ratings

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Editorial Reviews

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One of Buzzfeed's Incredible New Books You Need to Read This Summer

"Mr. Sachs's debut [of] brief comic sketches . . . [is] a darkly glittering gem."

—Sam Sacks, The Wall Street Journal

"One of the funniest books of the year."

Publishers Weekly

"Inherited Disorders is just plain funny . . . Sachs has a finely tuned sense of humor and an economical writing style that gives each story plenty of punch."

—Michael Patrick Brady, Boston Globe

" . . . stellar debut collection . . . Sachs proves himself a perceptive observer of human nature and a distinctly promising talent."

Publishers Weekly (starred review)

"Adam Ehrlich Sachs's debut marks the arrival of a major humorist. If Kafka and Louis CK were to join forces, they might produce something like Inherited Disorders: absurd, wise, and extremely funny."

—Simon Rich
, author of Spoiled Brats and creator of Man Seeking Woman

"Don't miss out on this one . . . poignant and absurd . . . with an exceedingly light touch that floats, skips, and hops into a punch line."

—Matthew Zeitlin, Buzzfeed

"Darkly hilarious."

—Adam Kirsch, Tablet

“In Inherited Disorders, Sachs displays a rare kind of genius: storytelling that’s humorous and absurdist, but also slyly compassionate and layered. There’s much wisdom about father-son relationships to accompany the intricate and sometimes laugh-out-loud literary fireworks. And in the process, Sachs captures the true richness and strangeness of the world—something of a classic in the making and a favorite read of the past few years.”

—Jeff VanderMeer, author of Annihilation

"Endlessly sharp and engaging from start to finish."

—Mary Vensel WhiteThe Rumpus

About the Author

Adam Ehrlich Sachs studied atmospheric science at Harvard, where he wrote for the Harvard Lampoon. His fiction has appeared in The New Yorkern+1 and McSweeney's, among other places. He lives with his wife in Somerville, Massachusetts.

Product details

  • Item Weight : 15.2 ounces
  • Hardcover : 272 pages
  • ISBN-10 : 1682450155
  • ISBN-13 : 978-1682450154
  • Publisher : Regan Arts. (May 3, 2016)
  • Product Dimensions : 5.5 x 1 x 8.25 inches
  • Language: : English
  • Customer Reviews:
    4.3 out of 5 stars 21 ratings