The Author of ‘You’ Has Already Written a Sequel – & Then Some

Sep 9, 2018 | Hidden Bodies, Providence, You

YOU is a thriller that’s been compared to Gillian Flynn’s Gone Girl. It is written in the second person; the titular “you” is Guinevere Beck, the object of narrator Joe Goldberg’s obsession. Joe is an independent bookstore owner in New York who spots Guinevere (who goes by “Beck”) at his store. After she leaves he immediately looks her up online to find out everything about her: she graduated from Brown, she’s getting her MFA in New York City, and she just so happens to be going to a bar in Brooklyn that night. After Joe arranges a “chance” meeting he begins to stalk and control Beck’s life in a stalker novel worthy of our social media-obsessed culture.