|Media type||Print (Hardcover, Paperback)|
|Preceded by||Mad Miss Mimic|
An exploration of contemporary gender politics and rape culture, the novel centres on Karen Huls, a sophomore at university who moves in with a group of feminist activist roommates while simultaneously getting romantically involved with a member of "Gang Bang Central", a campus fraternity being targeted by her roommates due to its toxic and sexist culture.
The novel won the Governor General's Award for English-language fiction at the 2018 Governor General's Awards.
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- "Here are the winners of the 2018 Governor General's Literary Awards". CBC Books, November 9, 2018.