Paulina & Fran by Glaser Rachel B.
Sharp-tongued fearsome Paulina meets lovely listless Fran one night at a house party held near their privileged New England art school. Together they drift through their classes critique their fellow students lavish attention on their curls and nurture their shared dreams of genius. But when their burgeoning friendship tips from intensity into enmity our two heroines find themselves cast out from the halcyon days of art school divided from one another and set adrift in the increasingly disappointing world of adulthood. Written with wit and brio dancing between razor-sharp satire and a tender portrait of unrequited love Paulina & Fran is a beguiling whirl of a novel from a writer of immense talent.