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I Was Told There"d Be Cake

by Sloane Crosley

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Published by Penguin Group USA, Inc. in New York .
Written in English


The Physical Object
FormatElectronic resource
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24260986M
ISBN 109781436207119, 9781436207140

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Apr 01,  · In the book, I Was Told There'd Be Cake, Sloane Crosley shares moments in her life through a series of essays.I enjoyed the book for the most part. I read it fairly quickly and read some of it out loud to various friends and family.

The author does not portray herself as a warm and fuzzy person which caused the stories to lack emotion/5. Summary and reviews of I Was Told There'd Be Cake by Sloane Crosley, plus links to a book excerpt from I Was Told There'd Be Cake and author biography of Sloane Crosley.

I Was Told There'd Be Cake Essays (Book): Crosley, Sloane: Hailed by David Sedaris as perfectly, relentlessly funny and by Colson Whitehead as sardonic without being cruel, tender without being sentimental, from the author of the new collection Look Alive Out There.

Wry, hilarious, and profoundly genuine, this debut collection of literary essays is a celebration of fallibility and. Apr 01,  · "I Was Told There'd Be Cake" is a collection of essays by Sloane Crosley.

She touches on every subject from childhood obsessions with Oregon Trail to the horrendous experience of moving in Manhattan and just about everything (including the kitchen sink).5/5(4).

i was told this would be funny While Sloane Crosley has some moments of bright, shiny humor throughout I was Told There'd Be Cake, mostly the whole book falls flat. I kept waiting for the zinger around the corner but was regularly disappointed.

Jan 01,  · I Was Told There'd Be Cake NPR coverage of I Was Told There'd Be Cake by Sloane Crosley. News, author interviews, critics' picks and more. Book trailer for I Was Told There'd Be Cake. Praise for I Was Told There’d Be Cake: “Crosley’s book [is] a welcome departure from the increasingly tired genre of first-person prose as stand-up comedy.

Nov 14,  · I Was Told There'd Be Cake Essays (Book): Crosley, Sloane: Hailed by David Sedaris as perfectly, relentlessly funny and by Colson Whitehead as sardonic without being cruel, tender without being sentimental, from the author of the new collection Look Alive Out There.

Wry, hilarious, and profoundly genuine, this debut collection of literary essays is a celebration of fallibility and. Aug 01,  · Review: I Was Told There's Be Cake by Sloane Crossley. I have a tendency to be disappointed by the most well-rewarded female columnists:.

Apr 01,  · I Was Told There'd Be Cake introduces a strikingly original voice, chronicling the struggles and unexpected beauty of modern urban life. PUBLISHERS WEEKLY NOV 26, This debut essay collection is full of sardonic wit and charm, and Crosley effortlessly transforms what could have been stereotypical tales of mids life into a breezy series /5(82).

She lives in New York City. The New York bestselling I Was Told There’d be Cake was a finalist for The Thurber Prize.

Check out Sloane Crosley’s website or connect with her on Facebook or Twitter. Other reviews of I Was Told There’d Be Cake: The Guardian, Melody & Words. Updated April 1, No. Then you're not like Sloane Crosley, the twenty-something author of "I Was Told There'd Be Cake." This little book of wildly assorted essays is a kind of cubist blueprint for the young, well-off, well-educated New York woman/5(9).

I Was Told There'd Be Cake is a New York Times-bestselling collection of essays by American writer and literary publicist Sloane Crosley. Reception. Author Jonathan Lethem called Crosley "another mordant and mercurial wit from the realm of Sedaris and Vowell." David Sedaris called her writing "sure-footed, observant and relentlessly funny."Author: Sloane Crosley.

Read free book excerpt from I Was Told There'd Be Cake by Sloane Crosley, page 1 of 2. I Was Told There'd Be Cake Essays (Book): Crosley, Sloane: "From accidentally despoiling an exhibit at the Museum of Natural History to siccing the cops on the wrong neighbor, Sloane Crosley can do no right, despite the best of intentions - or perhaps because of them.

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Sloane Crosley is also the author of How Did You Get This Number. From the Trade Paperback edition.I Was Told There'd Be Cake Kindle Edition by 'I love Sloane Crossley she is a post-modern Mary Tyler Moore, and this book is wry, generous, knowing - a perfect document of what it is to be young in today's world.' A.M.

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