This book is a mix of hilarious and sad, well-written in an interesting mix of emails and letters. I read it a while ago and still love it!
— Summer Wjotas
About the Author
Maria Semple's first novel, This One is Mine, was set in Los Angeles, where she also wrote for television shows including "Arrested Development," "Mad About You," and "Ellen." She escaped from Los Angeles and lives with her family in Seattle, where her second novel takes place.