YOU SHOULD HAVE KNOWN


David E. Kelley will adapt YOU SHOULD HAVE KNOWN as a limited series for HBO with Nicole Kidman attached to star. Read more about it here.


 

 

Entertainment Weekly

The Thriller We're Already Obsessed With - Jean Hanff Korelitz, the author of "Admission"  -- a college-admissions novel made into the 2013 movie starring Tina Fey and Paul Rudd -- returns with a potential blockbuster about a Manhattan therapist who discovers her husband of 20 years is a sociopath.

Los Angeles Times

It's almost impossible to put down Jean Hanff Korelitz's riveting new novel for the first 200 pages as it dismantles the comfortable existence of a couples therapist over the course of a few nightmarish weeks.

O Magazine

A provocative thriller.

Publishers Weekly

This excellent literary mystery by the author of 2009’s Admission unfolds with authentic detail in a rarified contemporary Manhattan. Therapist Grace Reinhart Sachs is about to embark on a publicity blitz to promote her buzzed-about book on why relationships fail, You Should Have Known. In the meantime, she cares for her 12-year-old son, Henry, who attends the same private school she went to as a child. Grace also treasures her loving relationship with her longtime husband Jonathan, a pediatric cancer doctor at a prestigious hospital.

The Boston Globe

Korelitz does not disappoint as she chronicles the emotional unraveling of her heroine in this gripping saga…A cut above your average who-is-this-stranger-in-my-marriage-bed novel, “You Should Have Known’’ transforms itself at certain moments from a highly effective thriller into a nuanced novel of family, heritage, identity, and nurture.

Vogue.com

An unputdownably deft vivisection of Manhattan’s upper social strata.

People

This consuming, expertly plotted thriller moves along at a slow burn, building up to shocking revelations about Grace’s past and ending with a satisfying twist on her former relationship mantra; ‘doubt can be a gift’

NY Daily News

A new literary mystery steeped in Manhattan, from "Admission" author Jean Hanff Korelitz, is a perfect brew for late winter.

Huffington Post

When Her Patients Cry Over Men, She Tells Them, 'You Should Have Known.' And Then It's Her Turn.

Vanity Fair

Tempt the gods with smug self-righteousness and they will deliver a windfall of tragedy, as witness in Jean Hanff Korelitz’s rollickingly good literary thriller…Korelitz writes intimately and engagingly about a social strata few are privy to, but the ugliness is very familiar

Redbook

Jean Hanff Korelitz’s fifth novel is a tightly-wound page-turner in which life-altering revelations unfold at a perfect pace, forcing its protagonist to face a series of ugly truths about the man she married.


Publishers Weekly

This excellent literary mystery by the author of 2009’s Admission unfolds with authentic detail in a rarified contemporary Manhattan. Therapist Grace Reinhart Sachs is about to embark on a publicity blitz to promote her buzzed-about book on why relationships fail, You Should Have Known. In the meantime, she cares for her 12-year-old son, Henry, who attends the same private school she went to as a child. Grace also treasures her loving relationship with her longtime husband Jonathan, a pediatric cancer doctor at a prestigious hospital.