Emma Straub lives in New York City. She is the author of a short-story collection, Other People We Married. Her first novel, Laura Lamont’s Life in Pictures, is published by Picador.
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While the world has become obsessed with taking selfies, we've been taking shelfies.
I decided to set The Vacationers in Mallorca on something of a whim. I knew I wanted it to take place on an island (metaphors!), and I knew I wanted the setting to feel somewhat remote to an American family.