2020 National Book Award Finalist
Shuggie Bain is an epic portrayal of a struggling working-class family in Glasgow, Scotland, during the Thatcher years. It’s also a heartbreaking story of addiction, sexuality, and love. Shortlisted for the 2020 Booker Prize, Douglas Stuart’s astonishing debut leaves an indelible mark. Speaking with him is LGBTQ activist and writer Garrard Conley, author of New York Times bestseller Boy Erased: A Memoir.