`Extremely funny - a satirical masterpiece that is tender and existentially-minded as well. I loved it!' Elizabeth McKenzie, author of THE PORTABLE VEBLEN
`Very smart and juicy and weird and entertaining ... it reads like a chick lit plot written by Franzen' Curtis Sittenfeld, author of ELIGIBLE
Jen has been made redundant. A new all-female start-up called LIFt, run by a celebrity philanthropist, promises total job fulfilment. Which is exactly what Jen needs right now as she watches her friends win at life around her. But concentrating on crafting life steps for women and deciphering office acronyms soon becomes difficult as she secretly struggles for a baby with her ever-patient husband. As Jen's total commitment to LIFt is questioned, her friendships begin to crumble and she will have to fight to make sure this start-up won't bring her life crashing down.
JESSICA WINTER is features editor at Slate and the former culture editor of Time. Her writing has appeared in the New York Times, the Guardian, Bookforum, the Believer, and many other publications. She lives in Brooklyn.