Winner of the 2014 International Book Awards in Fiction: Best New Fiction, Ways of Leaving introduces readers to an anti-hero as charming and flawed as Tony Soprano.
Following the death of his father, the loss of his job, and the failure of his marriage, Chase Stoller returns home to try to reconstruct his life. But bad habits, like alcoholism, sex addiction, and poor impulse control, make his homecoming as problematic as his screwed-up life.
A suicidal depressive, Chase pushes people away with his anger and self-pity. His frustrations spill out in uncontrollable torrents that will have you howling with laughter. Despite his abrasive exterior, you’ll appreciate his honesty and sympathize with his predicaments.