Sloane Crosley

Sloane Crosley’s novel The Clasp is headed to the big screen

Sloane Crosley’s tale of Parisian road trips and missing necklaces is coming to the big screen.

Universal has acquired the film rights to The Clasp, with Crosley set to pen the adaptation of her own book. Her debut novel follows three estranged friends searching for a necklace, which disappeared years ago in Nazi-occupied France.

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Sloane Crosley's The Clasp gets paperback makeover -- exclusive

Sloane Crosley’s first novel, The Clasp, follows a group of former college friends on a madcap romp across Paris, as they search for a necklace believed to be the inspiration for Guy Maupassant’s famous tale, “The Necklace.” For the novel’s paperback publication in June, it’s gotten a bit of a makeover: Gone is the serifed text dripping with chains, and in its place, a colorful embroidered tapestry with falling yellow letters — which actually <a href=”

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Listen to an exclusive clip from Sloane Crosley's The Clasp

On Oct. 6, acclaimed book publicist-turned-essayist Sloane Crosley will release her first novel, The Clasp, which follows a moderately estranged group of college pals on a search through Paris to find a missing necklace. That necklace they’re hunting for just might be THE necklace, i.e., the inspiration for Guy de Maupassant’s famous story, “The Necklace.”

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Check out Sloane Crosley's trippy animation for The Clasp covers

Sloane Crosley, best known for her hysterical essay collections I Was Told There’d Be Cake and How Did You Get This Number?, is debuting her first novel, The Clasp, this fall, and EW has your first look at its three alternate jackets.

Designed by Rodrigo Corral, each jacket has gold necklace chains dripping from the text, but the backgrounds will either be blue, pink, or yellow—as vibrant as some of the jewelry described in the book. 

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Sloane Crosley has practically written a third book by now


Image Credit: Henry S. Dziekan III/Getty ImagesEver since I read her first insightful, funny collection of essays, I Was Told There’d Be Cake, I haven’t been able to get enough of Sloane Crosley. In moments of boredom, I sometimes scour the Internet for mentions, profiles, or any interviews she’s given. I find her endlessly fascinating.

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