By Daniel Paisner
I may by no means witness whatever fascinating. i might by no means write whatever past memos and flap replica and commute itineraries. i might easily love my spouse and my daughters and carry them shut and proceed to absorb meaningless midweek doubleheaders and mismanage the marketing concepts of our midlist titles and experience alongside no matter what middling currents i may deal with until eventually I washed up on a few predictable shore.
It's the overdue Nineties at the top West facet and ebook publicist David Felb (née Felber, née Felberstein) can feel his global shrinking. he's caught within the sluggish lane at "a venerable second-tier publishing condo" and feeling the encroaching adjustments know-how will carry as he struggles to take care of a bond along with his spouse and 3 younger daughters. Into the void steps Fred "Sure Shot" Dunlap, a tweed-clad, waxed-mustached nineteenth-century baseball legend with nonetheless impeccable timing who died penniless and imprecise and turns out to wish anything from Felb. Or is it the opposite direction round? Felb dutifully is going to weekly psychiatrist appointments at his wife's insistence, but if his hard-to-reach baseball-mad teenage daughter develops her personal fascination, he can believe an opportunity to recapture anything lost.
Daniel Paisner's enthralling new novel approximately neurosis, intimacy, and balancing familial wishes whereas juggling careers and the calls for of recent lifestyles can be a captivating and remarkable parable approximately wasting your brain and discovering your self within the age of anxiety.
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