From Michael Sandels comes the new novel, artism (December, 2019) – a powerful tale of greed, family…and dark suspense.
It was a typical afternoon in Northfield, Minnesota when a middle-aged, artist named Dutton James revealed to the world his new series of otherworldly, enigmatic sculptures, leaving art critics and the public stunned and intrigued. Then the questions started.
What are they? From what planet or nightmare were they hatched? And how? In the weeks that follow, as the mysterious artist’s fame skyrocket, Emma, a millennial stalker fan of Dutton’s, attempts to enter the artist’s dangerous, opaque world in order to uncover the answers. And as the mystery unfolds, she will discover many horrific secrets lying in wait – and the twisted answers leave no safe place to hide.
From the author of 2036; The Year Trump Stepped Down; A Horrifying Factual Account and The End of the Word as We Know It, artism blends suspense, humor, a cast of vivid characters, and unexpected psychological insight in a rich, exciting read listen.