Art Is Supposed to Make You Feel Afraid

Posted by MCD x FSG
May 03, 2020


A spellbinding novel of psychological suspense, Take Me Apart draws readers into the lives of two darkly magnetic young women pinned down by secrets and lies. Sara Sligar’s electrifying debut follows a young archivist’s obsession with her subject’s mysterious death as it threatens to destroy her fragile grasp on sanity; a chilling, thought-provoking take on art, illness, and power, from a spellbinding new voice in literary suspense. Watch a trailer for the novel below.

Sara Sligar is an author and academic based in Los Angeles. Her writing has been published in McSweeney’s, Quartz, The Hairpin, and other outlets. Take Me Apart is her first novel.