7 Books with Wildly Different Sibling Relationships

Camille Bordas, author of How to Behave in a Crowd, shares her favorite sibling stories.

Sibling Relationships

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As the author of a novel written from the perspective of a boy primarily concerned with the lives of his five older brothers and sisters—and also as someone who’s the youngest of four—I’ve spent the past few years thinking a lot about being a sibling, and how sibling relationships are represented in literature. In the process, I’ve either fallen in love with, or fallen back in love with, each of the seven novels described here. I could not possibly recommend them enough.

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CAMILLE BORDAS is the author of two previous novels in French, Les treize desserts and Partie commune. Her fiction has appeared in The New Yorker. Born in France and raised in Mexico City and Paris, she now lives in Chicago.
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