“To Alice and Daphne being thin is taking over their world . . . A compelling story that will leave readers giving their scale the side-eye.”
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“Waisted peels back the layers of women’s feelings about their bodies, their relationships, and ultimately their self-worth. Readers will ride a tilt-a-whirl of emotions—fist pumping chief among them—as Alice and Daphne wage war on their inner demons and on the heartless filmmaker who would exploit their deepest wounds for his own gain.”
—Juliette Fay, author of The Tumbling Turner Sisters
“A big-hearted triumph of a novel. Meyers tackles painful truths and thorny issues while weaving a smart and engaging story.
—Carolyn Parkhurst, NYT bestselling author of Harmony & The Dogs of Babel
About the Author
I was born in Brooklyn, New York, where I quickly moved from playing with dolls to incessantly reading, spending most of my time at the Kensington Branch Library. Early on I developed a penchant for books rooted in social issues, my early favorites being Karen and The Family Nobody Wanted. Shortly after, I moved onto Jubilee and The Diary of Anne Frank…read more
“THE CLEAR AND DISTINCTIVE VOICE OF RANDY SUSAN MEYERS WILL HAVE YOU ENRAPTURED AND WANTING MORE.”
—The Massachusetts Center for the Book
“Think of The Widow of Wall Street as The Wolf of Wall Street — except told from the side of the wife, more scintillating, and a testament to the power of a woman’s ability to survive it all — it’s a must-read.” —Refinery 29
“With a vision that is generous, yet unsentimental, The Comfort of Lies is a testimony to the healing power of the truth.”
—Tayari Jones, author of An American Marriage, Oprah Book Club Pick 2018
“A gripping tale of sisters struggling for 30 years to find their way in the world, one devoted to their imprisoned father, the other enraged at him. An impressively executed novel, disturbing and convincing.” —Boston Globe
“Of course, it began with a man. Aren’t troubles with men a woman’s daily bread? Worse yet, I was sleeping with the trouble and he wasn’t my husband—a secret as undeserved as cruel.” — (opening to 19 Myths About Cheating: A Novella)