What happens when the minibus full of your fellow wedding travellers hits a bear in the middle of the Alaskan wilderness? Or you hear the voice of your high school's long lost queen bee from a bathroom cubicle? Why is there always a moment of utter disorientation when you emerge at street level from the tube station, no matter how many times you make the journey?
It seems that Sloane Crosley can barely step outside her front door without being reminded of just how perplexing and absurd adult life can be. With her characteristic brio and elegance, this brilliant new collection of essays recounts Sloane Crosley's various attempts to navigate the bumpy journey of daily life. Pleasant existential confusion awaits you.
Sloane Crosley's work has appeared in the New York Times, The Village Voice, GQ, Playboy and numerous other literary journals and websites. In her free time, she serves as a publicist at Vintage Books. This is her second collection of essays.