The Last Girlfriend on Earth: And Other Love Stories

The Last Girlfriend on Earth: And Other Love Stories

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In "Center of the Universe," God struggles to balance the demands of his career with the needs of his long-term girlfriend. In "Magical Mr. Goat," a young girl's imaginary friend yearns to become "more than friends." In "Unprotected," an unused prophylactic recalls his years spent trapped inside a teen boy's wallet. The stories in Simon Rich's new book are bizarre, funny, and yet...relatable. Rich explores love's many complications-losing it, finding it, breaking… (more)


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Simon Rich writes novels, short stories and has written for the long-running TV show Saturday Night Live. His latest collection The Last Girlfriend on Earth deals with love, relationships and aliens.

Editorial reviews (4 reviews)

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.

Book Details  

Publisher: Reagan Arthur Books (January 22, 2013)

Format: EPUB

Page count: 224 pages

File size: 695 KB

Protection: DRM

Language: English

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