Either/or by Elif Batuman is a literary-type romantic tale

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like his Pulitzer Prize-nominated debut, The idiot, The sequel to Elif Batuman Whether or is primarily set at Harvard University, where the protagonist, Selin Karadağ, is entering her second year as a literature major after a turbulent summer in Europe. Selin is unhappy, insecure and tries – desperately – to make sense of things: first and foremost, her infatuation with Ivan, the elusive mathematician with whom she had a passionate, but depressing relationship. and unconsummated, while working in rural Hungary.

Irene B. Bowles