THE NUMBER ONE SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLER THE NUMBER ONE NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER WINNER OF THE FOYLES NON-FICTION BOOK OF THE YEAR A STYLIST AND INDEPENDENT BOOK OF THE DECADE THE MOST-PICKED BOOK OF THE YEAR OF 2019
All Lina wanted was to be desired. How did she end up in a marriage with two children and a husband who wouldn’t touch her?
All Maggie wanted was to be understood. How did she end up in a relationship with her teacher and then in court, a hated pariah in her small town?
All Sloane wanted was to be admired. How did she end up a sexual object of men, including her husband, who liked to watch her have sex with other men and women?
Three Women is a record of unmet needs, unspoken thoughts, disappointments, hopes and unrelenting obsessions.
‘A book that blazes, glitters and cuts to the heart of who we are. I'm not sure that a book can do much more’ Sunday Times
‘I will probably re-read it every year of my life’ Caitlin Moran ‘An instant classic' i 'So relatable it hurts' Elizabeth Day
‘Like a true crime story – in which the crime is desire' Elle
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Lisa Taddeo spent eight years and thousands of hours tracking the women whose stories comprise Three Women, moving to the towns they lived in to better understand their lives. She has contributed to New York magazine, Esquire, Elle, Glamour and many other publications. Her short stories have won two Pushcart Prizes. She lives with her husband and daughter in New England.