Entertainment Weekly

Oedipal Complex

With her bracingly original take on a classic Greek myth, Daisy Johnson not only reinvents a story—but also the whole notion of storytelling itself.
“When I pitched this story to my publisher, it was an entirely different book,” says Daisy Johnson

DAISY JOHNSON MAKES the old so fresh, it feels raw. In her debut novel, Everything Under, she retells the

You're reading a preview, sign up to read more.

More from Entertainment Weekly

Entertainment Weekly3 min read
The 10 Best Books Of The Year...so Far
A candlepin bowling alley owner. An investigator solving a decades-old crime. An extraordinary, ordinary couple. Our top picks are populated by distinctive characters and unforgettable stories.
Entertainment Weekly10 min read
Longtime Companion
Almost 30 years after the debut of their landmark film, Dermot Mulroney, Bruce Davison, Campbell Scott, and more look back at the first wide-release movie to deal with the subject of AIDS.
Entertainment Weekly5 min read
3 Rounds With Dan Levy
The Schitt’s Creek co-creator dishes on his hit comedy while sipping a combo of cocktails that might leave some screaming, “Ew, David!”