The Last Girlfriend on Earth: And Other Love Stories

Editorial reviews

The Last Girlfriend on Earth: And Other Love Stories

Rich has a wisdom about male-female interaction that most have to wait far, far longer than 28 years to gain.

If you’re tired of going to bed with flabby, self-important books that push you into long-term commitments and rarely deliver on their promises, treat yourself this Valentine’s Day to a box of Godiva chocolates and Simon Rich’s hysterical new story collection, “The Last Girlfriend on Earth.” It just might be the best one-night stand you’ll ever have.

We're meant to be charmed by the twee sad sack of these bits - the cover copy goes for words like "enchanting" and "sweet" - but we're left wondering when he'll grow up.

Now we know what happens to all those SNL sketches that Lorne Michaels shoots down.