A luminous chronicle of betrayal, sacrifice and creative ambition' The Observer
'Lush and enjoyable. a glossy, fast-paced family drama' The Times
'My idea of a perfect book' Jami Attenberg
'By the book's close, readers will be clamouring for an extra curtain call' Guardian Once a year, ballet-obsessed Carlisle Martin spends a few precious weeks with her father Robert and his partner James at their enchanted apartment in Greenwich Village. Time spent with them is impossibly glamorous, filled with art, dance, beauty, books, and grown-ups who take her seriously as they battle the AIDs crisis and
Then, one summer, a devastating betrayal sees her exiled from their world.
Now in her 40s, Carlisle has forged a successful career as a choreographer, and hasn't seen Robert or James in nearly twenty years, when James calls to summon her to her dying father's bedside.
They're Going to Love You, with its masterfully revealed secret at its heart, asks what it takes to be an artist, and the price of forgiveness, of ambition, and of love.
'In this finger-trap puzzle of a plot, the pull of the past meets the pressures of the present' New York Times
They'Re Going To Love You
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18 January 2024
Meg Howrey is the author of the novels THE WANDERERS, THE CRANES DANCE, and BLIND SIGHT. Her non-fiction has appeared in Vogue and The Los Angeles Review of Books. Meg was a professional dancer who performed with the Joffrey Ballet and City Ballet of Los Angeles, among others. She made her theatrical debut in James Lapine's TWELVE DREAMS at Lincoln Center, and received the 2001 Ovation Award for Best Supporting Actress in a Musical for her role in the Broadway National Tour of CONTACT. She currently lives in Los Angeles.