Speed Shrinking

Susan Shapiro (Author)
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Product Details

Price
$22.99  $21.15
Publisher
St. Martins Press-3PL
Publish Date
July 20, 2010
Pages
311
Dimensions
5.4 X 0.8 X 8.4 inches | 0.85 pounds
Language
English
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9780312644727
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About the Author

Susan Shapiro has written for The New York Times, The Washington Post, the Los Angeles Times, The Boston Globe, Newsweek, People, Glamour, Cosmopolitan, More, The Village Voice, The Forward, Salon.com, and Daily Beast. She's a columnist for Writer's Digest, coeditor of Food for the Soul, and the author of five works of nonfiction, including Five Men Who Broke My Heart, which was optioned for a feature film. She lives with her husband, a TV/film writer, in Manhattan, where she teaches her "instant gratification takes too long" method of journalism at the New School, NYU, Cooper Union, and Mediabistro.

Reviews

"Proust had a cookie. Susan Shapiro has a cupcake--and a really hilarious book." --Patricia Marx, author of Him, Her, Him Again, the End of Him

"Susan Shapiro does for therapy and food what Candace Bushnell did for sex and shoes." --Guy Nicolucci, writer for Late Night with Conan O'Brien

"A powerful, soulful, laugh-out-loud delight." --Ian Frazier, author of Dating Your Mom

"A hilarious search for Dr. Right. Susan Shapiro makes neuroticism fun." --Amy Alkon, of AdviceGoddess.com

"A smart, fun, hyperactive page-turner that'll keep you on your mental toes." --Valerie Frankel, author of Thin Is the New Happy

"Spills the secret of why women who have it all still overdose on cupcakes. Frothy, funny, sly, and street-smart." --Susan Jane Gilman, author of Hypocrite in a Pouffy White Dress