Halle Butler is a writer from the Midwest. Her first novel, Jillian, is a brief account of a medical secretary's drunken social blunders and callous treatment of her co-worker.
Her second novel, The New Me, is a brief account of a depressed temp worker.
She is a Granta Best Young American Novelist, and a National Book Foundation "5 Under 35" Honoree.
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