The Mystery Guest: An Account by Lorin Stein
Reviewed by Anna Godbersen
"Obsession is a dish best served with a side of self-effacing humor. So it is, anyway, with the French novelist Gregoire Bouillier's charming and neurotic The Mystery Guest, a memoir that begins with a surprise phone call from a woman who left the author without explanation ('the way they abandon dogs when summer comes') years before." Read the entire Esquire review.