A Time Most Anticipated Book of 2022
One of the Most Anticipated Books of the Summer -Good Morning America, LitHub, BookRiot, The Rumpus, Garden & Gun, Texas Monthly
In this intimate and funny memoir-in-essays, CJ Hauser releases herself from traditional narratives of happiness and goes looking for ways of living that leave room for the unexpected, making plenty of mistakes along the way. She writes about friends and lovers, blood family and chosen family, and asks what more expansive definitions of love might offer us all. The Crane Wife is a book for everyone whose life doesn't look the way they thought it would; for everyone learning to find joy in the not-knowing; for everyone trying to build a new sort of life story, a new sort of family, a new sort of home, to live in.