The Wives

The Wives

Lauren Weisberger

Pub date
Trade Paperback 153x234mm
416 pages

Book Overview

Emily Charlton, ex-assistant to legendary fashion editor Miranda Priestly, does not do the suburbs. She’s a successful stylist and image consultant to Hollywood’s stars but – thanks to the Snapchatting millennials stealing precious business – her career’s under threat. When Graham Hartwell, a senator with presidential ambitions, frames and publicly dumps her old friend Karolina, Emily winds up in Greenwich – with the client of a lifetime.

He couldn’t have known what’s coming. He’s reckoned without the wives…

About the author

Lauren Weisberger is the author of The Devil Wears Prada, which spent more than a year on the New York Times hardcover and paperback bestseller lists, and became a huge success as a film. Her other novels have also been bestsellers, with over 13 million copies sold worldwide. She lives in Connecticut with her family.


‘Lauren Weisberger has the sharpest, wittiest eye and always knows her subjects inside out: I love her books’ Jenny Colgan, Sunday Times bestselling author of The Endless Beach

‘Lauren Weisberger hilariously skewers affluent suburbia…such a witty, well-observed world’ Jane Green, New York Times bestselling author of The Sunshine Sisters and Falling

‘Fearless and hilarious…begs to be read poolside with a cocktail. Her best since The Devil Wears Prada’ Emily Giffin, New York Times bestselling author of Something Borrowed and All We Ever Wanted

‘Female solidarity is at the heart of this delicious page-turner. Entertaining, sexy and laugh out loud funny’ Greer Hendricks & Sarah Pekkanen, New York Times bestselling authors of The Wife Between Us

‘The Devil Wears Prada’s Emily gets the spin-off she deserves’ Cosmopolitan

‘If you ever wondered what happened to the Miranda Priestly’s assistant from the “Devil Wears Prada,” you’ll love this amazing novel about the character Emily Charlton’ Washington Post

‘Hugely entertaining…add laughs to all the warm-and-fuzzy female solidarity and it makes for a pretty great time’ TIME

‘Weisberger’s back with another outstanding Prada companion novel…The coveted book of summer, this is sure to be in high demand’ Library Journal

‘Juicy and delicious’ Kirkus Reviews

‘As always, Weisberger’s timely social satire packs some bite along with the pop-culture froth…The return of characters from Weisberger’s most popular book will propel her latest to the top’ Booklist

‘A fun, light read that would be perfect for laying out by the pool or on the beach’ BookRiot