The Book of Speculation A Novel Author:Erika Swyler Only at Target: Find the June 2016 Target Club Pick Edition of The Book of Speculation by Erika Swyler! This exclusive edition includes a bonus short story! — The Book of Speculation is Erika Swyler’s moving debut novel about the power of books, family, and magic. In the tradition of Water for Elephants and The Night Circus, this dazzling novel s... more »weeps back and forth through generations, captivating readers as time runs short to unravel a curse and change a family’s destiny.
ERIKA SWYLER, a graduate of New York University, is a writer and playwright whose work has appeared in literary journals and anthologies. Born and raised on Long Island's north shore, Erika learned to swim before she could walk, and happily spent all her money at traveling carnivals. Erika recently moved from Brooklyn back to her hometown, which inspired the setting for this book. The Book of Speculation is her first novel.« less