Author(s): Melissa Bank
After following the advice from a manual called "How to Meet and Marry Mr Right", Jane learns that in love there is neither pattern nor promise. The Girls' Guide To Hunting and Fishing is a deeply funny collection of connected stories and a portrait of Jane, a woman manoeuvring her way through love, sex and relationships. Penguin by Hand is a collection comprising five of Penguin's most popular women's fiction titles of recent years, all with new and beautiful craft-inspired jackets.
This chronicle of a New Yorker's relationships has a wit and perceptiveness that singles it out from the crowd The Guardian One of the funniest, most assured books of the year Esther Freud It is, for me, a near-perfect book, one that I have pressed into the hands of several female friends and recommended on lists both solicited and not ... it is a Great American Novel, all 274 pages of it. -- Bim Adewunmi Buzzfeed A sexy, funny, pour-your-heart-out, champagnetingle of a read Cosmopolitan Bank writes like John Cheever, but funnier. The Los Angeles Times
Melissa Bank is the author of The Girls' Guide to Hunting and Fishing and The Wonder Spot. Bank was the winner of the 1993 Nelson Algren Award for short fiction. She lives in the US.