The exquisitely artful fiction debut of Vanity Fair columnist Elissa Schappell is a novel told in ten stories that resonate with the most profound experiences in the life of a young woman -- friendship and rivalry, the love for a man, the birth of a child, and the death of a father.
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Granddaughter or not, her father’s health continues to fail as the book, growing into a hyperdetailed saga-of-a-cancer-case, starts to crawl for the reader in almost inverse proportion to the extent that Evie’s loss-of-a-parent crisis speeds up'as this distraught and devoted daughter eats her fat...| Read Full Review of Use Me
In an age when too many characters in novels sound like opera divas warming up (me me me), here is another coming-of-age novel singing that self-absorbed tune.Apr 24 2000 | Read Full Review of Use Me
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