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Diary of a Void
Emi Yagi

A Novel

Viking
August 2022
On Sale: August 9, 2022
Featuring: Shibata
224 pages
ISBN: 0143136879
EAN: 9780143136873
Kindle: B09LHBX5KV
Hardcover / e-Book
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Hardcover (August 2022)

Women's Fiction Contemporary

When thirty-four-year-old Ms. Shibata gets a new job to escape sexual harassment at her old one, she finds that, as the only woman at her new workplace, she is expected to do all the menial tasks. One day she announces that she can’t clear away her coworkers’ dirty cups—because she’s pregnant and the smell nauseates her. The only thing is . . . Ms. Shibata is not pregnant.

Pregnant Ms. Shibata doesn’t have to serve coffee to anyone. Pregnant Ms. Shibata isn’t forced to work overtime. Pregnant Ms. Shibata rests, watches TV, takes long baths, and even joins an aerobics class for expectant mothers. She’s finally being treated by her colleagues as more than a hollow core—like the cardboard tubes for paper towel and toilet paper rolls that her company manufactures. But she has a nine-month ruse to keep up. Before long, it becomes all-absorbing, and with the help of towel-stuffed shirts and a diary app that tracks every stage of her “pregnancy,” the boundary between her lie and her life begins to dissolve.

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