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Critical Praise

"Gorgeous and wise."


"A funny, fresh Baedeker of the alternately confusing and empowering state of being female in the late-twentieth century America."


"Worth its weight in gold wedding bands."

——The New Yorker

"Charming and funny."

——The New York Times

"Truly poignant?There is an exquisite honesty to Jane's relationships."

——Time magazine

"In this swinging, funny, and tender study of contemporary relationships, Bank refutes once and for all the popular notion of neurotic thirtysomething single women."

——Entertainment Weekly

"Bank writes like John Cheever, but funnier."

——Los Angeles Times