Shmutz (Kobo eBook)

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“Berliner finds the bridge between ecstatic and carnal.” —Raven Leilani, New York Times bestselling author

“Hilarious and endearing...a dirty book with a pure heart.” —The New York Times

In this witty, provocative, and unputdownable debut novel a young Hasidic woman on a quest to get married fears she will never find a groom because of her secret addiction to porn.

Like the other women in her Brooklyn Hasidic community, Raizl expects to find a husband through an arranged marriage. Unlike the other women, Raizl has a secret.

With a hidden computer to help her complete her college degree, she falls down the slippery slope of online pornography. As Raizl dives deeper into the world of porn at night, her daytime life begins to unravel. Between combative visits with her shrink to complicated arranged dates, Raizl must balance her growing understanding of her sexuality with the more conventional expectations of the family she loves.

A singular, stirring, and compulsively readable debut novel, Shmutz explores what it means to be a fully realized sexual and spiritual being caught between the traditional and modern worlds.

Product Details
ISBN-13: 9781982177645
Publisher: Atria Books
Publication Date: July 19th, 2022
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