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Stay Up With Hugo Best

'a devilishly fun ride'
  • Author
    • Erin Somers
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June Bloom is twenty-nine, broke, and an aspiring comedy writer.

Hugo Best is a beloved late-night chat show host - and notorious womaniser - who invites her to his mansion for Memorial Day Weekend.

This is the story of their four days together, a 'zippy... magnificent... devilishly fun ride' Vogue

Charting the four days June and TV icon Hugo Best spend together, Stay Up with Hugo Best is both a smart and timely exploration of sexual politics in the #MeToo age, and the hilarious and poignant story of one young woman's stumble into adulthood.
  • Published: Jan 23 2020
  • Pages: 272
  • 196 x 128mm
  • ISBN: 9781472268310

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Press Reviews

  • Vogue
    Magnificent...a devilishly fun ride
  • Carl Hiaasen
    I was honestly surprised to find so many funny one-liners... Erin Somers is a clear-eyed and clever young talent who has mastered the special art of dissection with affection
  • New York Times
    Taut and incisive
  • Gary Shteyngart
    Our whole culture desperately needs Stay Up with Hugo Best. A book so relevant, and yet so incredibly funny
  • Kirkus Reviews
    On the surface, Somers' debut is light and breezy, but the narrative is deft, controlled, and deadly smart... An outstanding comedic debut
  • Entertainment Weekly
    Incisive, funny, and tinged with melancholy, the timely novel follows two lost but clever souls desperate for connection
  • Publishers Weekly
    This is a winning debut
  • Woman & Home
    A timely and engaging read
  • Sheer Luxe
    Hilarious and poignant, this is a timely exploration of sexual politics
  • Daily Express
    A must read for the #MeToo age
  • Culturefly
    Stay Up With Hugo Best is the best kind of novel: funny, easy to read, and deceptively weighty
  • Strong Words
    It's cruel, sharp and totally irresistible