By Daniel Paisner
I might by no means witness whatever attention-grabbing. i'd by no means write whatever past memos and flap reproduction and trip itineraries. i might easily love my spouse and my daughters and carry them shut and proceed to soak up meaningless midweek doubleheaders and mismanage the promoting techniques of our midlist titles and journey alongside no matter what middling currents i'll deal with until eventually I washed up on a few predictable shore.
It's the overdue Nineties at the higher West facet and e-book publicist David Felb (née Felber, née Felberstein) can experience his global shrinking. he's caught within the sluggish lane at "a venerable second-tier publishing apartment" and feeling the encroaching alterations know-how will convey as he struggles to keep up 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 wrong way 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 think 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 contemporary existence is usually an enthralling and remarkable parable approximately wasting your brain and discovering your self within the age of anxiety.
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