Morselife Literary Society

THE CANDY HOUSE is appearing on multiple Best-of-2022 Lists!!


The New York Times Book Review:  TOP 10 Books of 2022!!!



New York Times critic Dwight Garner’s 3 Favorite Novels of 2022

“It’s about technology, about stabs at a collective consciousness, but it’s got a vastly human soul.”


PBS News Hour: 12 Books to Read from 2022

“It is grappling with what it means to be hooked into technology and social media.”


Slate:  10 Best Books of 2022

“The effect is even more dazzling than in Goon Squad, a tribute to fiction’s power to access truths that mere information can never convey.”


Philadelphia Inquirer:  Top 10 Books of 2022

When it’s brilliant, they call it speculative fiction.”


The Economist:  Top 6 Fiction of 2022 (behind paywall)

“A novel about what humans lose in offering up their private lives to algorithms that mine them for profit…a kind of 21st-century Middlemarch”


Entertainment Weekly: 10 Best Books of 2022

“The novel — with its prismatic plotting and ever-shifting chorus of seekers, kooks, and visionaries — feels less like a house than a honeycomb full of fantastical rooms, each one alive and thrumming with bright, weird humanity.”


Kirkus  Editor-in-Chief’s Top 6 Books of 2022

“Such inventiveness, intelligence, and style! This one left me breathless as it explored themes of memory, privacy, family, and more with pure storytelling brio.”


Hollywood Reporter: 10 Best Books of 2022

“Egan’s latest is a beautiful reminder that the literary world has not fallen prey to Hollywood’s existing-IP creative drought.”


Vanity Fair

“After her fiercely spectacular A Visit From the Goon Squad, the odds seemed slim Jennifer Egan could do it again—and yet, she did.”


Mental Floss’s 16 Best Books of 2022

“Following up 2010’s Pulitzer Prize-winner A Visit From the Goon Squad was a tall order, but Jennifer Egan succeeds in spades with her sort-of sequel The Candy House.”


Library Journal:  10 Best Literary Fiction of 2022

Time Magazine


The Guardian

Publisher’s Weekly

Oprah Daily

Irish Times

Literary Hub


Southern Living

Self  Magazine **Top 14 Books of 2022**

Book Riot

Hudson News



The New Yorker




Chicago Public Library

New York Post

Next Big Idea Club (**top 10**)

National Kidney Foundation Lunch, with legendaries Billy Collins, Michael Connelly, Siddhartha Mukherjee, Margaret Wilkerson Sexton and Michael Krasney

Atelier at Large: Jennifer Egan & Michael J. Love, Princeton University

P&T Knitwear Books & Podcasts, New York City

UCSB Arts and Lectures Series: Speaking with Pico Ayer

President Obama included THE CANDY HOUSE on his 2022 Summer Reading List!!!

Melbourne Writers Festival VIRTUAL EVENT

Victoria Festival of Authors VIRTUAL EVENT

Brooklyn Book Festival

Edinburgh Literary Festival: VIRTUAL EVENT

Maplewood-South Orange Book Festival: Keynote Reading

New Yorker Live: Conversation with Fiction Editor Deborah Treisman

Mississippi Book Festival

RJ Julia, Madison CT

Hay Festival, in Conversation with John Mitchinson

How To Academy, London, in Conversation with David Malone

Mr. B’s Emporium of Reading Delights, Bath, England

ILFU, Amsterdam: Book Talk with Douglas Stuart

Border Kitchen (The Hague)

Passa Porta (Brussels)

Sydney Writers Festival

Dublin International Literature Festival; in conversation with Dr. Adam Kelly

JCC Manhattan, NYC: What Everyone’s Talking About With Abigail Pogrebin

Ransom Center, University of Texas, Austin