Asymmetry

From the publisher:

‘A scorchingly intelligent first novel’ New York Times ‘Spellbinding’ New Yorker ‘Thrilling’ Guardian In New York, Alice, a young editor, begins an affair with Ezra Blazer, a world-famous, much older writer. At Heathrow airport, Amar, an Iraqi-American economist en route to Kurdistan, is detained by immigration. Somehow their lives are connected, in this unconventional love story that has things to say about all of contemporary life.