One of Nugent's six favorite books about the mannerisms and social rituals of his generation, as told to The Week magazine:
The Gin Closet by Leslie JamisonRead about the other books on Nugent's list.
All of the books on this list capture the mannerisms and social rituals of my generation. This novel, about a young woman meeting her estranged aunt, does that brilliantly, offering 90 distinct shades of self-hatred.
The Page 69 Test: The Gin Closet.