“just buy Jessica Winter’s book”
“Jessica Winter nails the moment in your life when you go from “young” to “no longer young”—that see-saw teetering point between your 20s and 30s, and its specific mix of ignorance you’ll be embarrassed by later, and confidence you’ll someday wish you could have back. If you’re wondering what it’s like to live in New York when you’re young, just buy Jessica Winter’s book. It’s funny, satirical, and deftly written. And it’s much cheaper than a 2-bedroom in Brooklyn.”
—Mike Schur, co-creator of Parks and Recreation
Jessica Winter is executive editor of newyorker.com and a former editor at Slate and Time. Her writing has appeared in The New York Times, The Guardian, Bookforum, The Believer, and many other publications. She lives with her family in Flatbush, Brooklyn.