Among the Ten Thousand Things

Among the Ten Thousand Things by Julia Pierpont: EW review

When Jack Shanley’s ex-mistress sends his wife, Deb, a package containing seven months’ worth of emails ranging from affectionate to filthy, the couple’s New York City doorman inadvertently gives it to their 11-year-old daughter, Kay. She promptly shows the letters to her brother, Simon, 15, who then delivers them to their mother. As Jack, a successful artist—and textbook narcissist—struggles to see what he did wrong (“It’s not like I killed anybody,” he thinks), the effects of his dalliance ripple through the stunned family.

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