By Daniel Menaker
A New York instances booklet Review Editors’ Choice
“At the epicenter of literary ny, Menaker is an irreverent consultant to the publishing world’s internal workings . . . His personal trip, pressured by means of his self-knowledge and humorousness, elevates this memoir into greater than witty chatter.” — Chicago Tribune
“Impossible to resist.” — Jennifer Egan, writer of A stopover at from the Goon Squad
In those pages Daniel Menaker brings us a “ruefully humorous insider’s journey of the publishing world” (Vogue.com). Haunted via a self-doubt sharpened via his function in his brother’s unforeseen loss of life, he bargains wry, hilarious observations on publishing, child-rearing, parent-losing, and the writing existence. yet as time passes, we witness a relocating, considerate meditation on years good lived, good learn, and good spent. packed with errors, possibly. yet filled with attempt, packed with accomplishment, packed with life.
“Tender, shrewdpermanent and witty, this e-book is really unputdownable.” — Real basic
“Energetic and exhilarating . . . [Menaker’s] shrewdpermanent, fast moving prose makes you cease and imagine and wonder.” — New York instances publication Review
“At as soon as jaunty and erudite . . . The writing easily shines.” — San Francisco Chronicle