The Last Book Party


      The Last Book Party
A propulsive tale of ambition and romance, set in the publishing world of 1980 s New York and the timeless beaches of Cape Cod.In the summer of 1987, 25 year old Eve Rosen is an aspiring writer languishing in a low level assistant job, unable to shake the shadow of growing up with her brilliant brother With her professional ambitions floundering, Eve jumps at the chance to attend an early summer gathering at the Cape Cod home of famed New Yorker writer Henry Grey and his poet wife, Tillie Dazzled by the guests and her burgeoning crush on the hosts artistic son, Eve lands a new job as Henry Grey s research assistant and an invitation to Henry and Tillie s exclusive and famed Book Party where attendees dress as literary characters But by the night of the party, Eve discovers uncomfortable truths about her summer entanglements and understands that the literary world she so desperately wanted to be a part of is not at all what it seems.A page turning, coming of age story, written with a lyrical sense of place and a profound appreciation for the sustaining power of books, The Last Book Party shows what happens when youth and experience collide and what it takes to find your own voice. Best Download The Last Book Party Author Karen Dukess For Kindle ePUB or eBook – cricketworldcuplivestreaming.com

Karen Dukess has a work history as eclectic as her taste in books She has been a tour guide in the former Soviet Union, a newspaper reporter in Florida, a magazine publisher in Russia and, for nearly a decade, a speechwriter on gender equality for the United Nations Development Programme She has blogged on parenting for The Huffington Post and written book reviews for USA Today THE LAST BOOK PARTY is her first novel She lives with her family near New York City and spends as much time as possible in Truro on Cape Cod.

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  • Hardcover
  • 256 pages
  • The Last Book Party
  • Karen Dukess
  • English
  • 23 April 2017
  • 1250225477

10 thoughts on “ The Last Book Party

  1. says:

    As I was reading this book I continually had the feeling that I ve read this before, heard this before I think this would be a good beach read but there is nothing really fresh or new here I don t even think I would call it a coming of age book because the young woman is out of college and has been working for a whil...

  2. says:

    This was a very light and easy read for me and so nice to enjoy a book like this between so many thrillers and heavy dramas Twenty five year old Eve Rosen wants to be a writer but lacks confidence, inspiration, and the hard work that can be necessary to write a book She does work in a publishing house as an assistant, hoping everything about writing will rub off on her but actually is getting nowhere with her writing When she misses out on a promotion that should have gone to her, she quits This was a very light and easy read for me and so nice to enjoy a book like this between so many thrillers and heavy dramas Twenty five year old Eve Rosen wants to be a writer but lacks confidence, inspiration, and the hard work that can be necessary to write a book She does work in a publishing house as an assistant, hoping everything about writing will ...

  3. says:

    Absolutely mesmerizing and engaging I loved every page of this novel.This book made me yearn for a place I ve never been to, and a time in the publishing industry I did not liveI was alive at the time, just not there, you know what I meanIt s emotional and easy to read, the pages flew by I did not care as much about the plot as I did about the characters Think late 1980s, New York, Cape Cod, summer, publishing, books, and growing up Romance maybe but this is muchthan that Absolutely mesmerizing and engaging I loved every page of this novel.This book made me yearn for a place I ve never been to, and a time in the publishing industry I did not liveI was alive at the time, just not there, you know what I meanIt s emotional and easy to read, the pages flew by I did not care as much about the plot as I did about the characters Think late 1980s, New York, Cape Cod, sum...

  4. says:

    I m between 4 and 4.5 stars But how could you live and have no story to tell This quote from Fyodor Dostoevsky is the epigraph to Karen Dukess terrific debut novel, The Last Book Party , and it couldn t beappropriate Dukess book is both a coming of age story and a look at the loss of idealism, the siren song of art and those who create it, and an exploration of the always fascinating dynamics of families and their relationships.In the summer of 1987, Eve Rosen has a fairly boring job I m between 4 and 4.5 stars But how could you live and have no story to tell This quote from Fyodor Dostoevsky is the epigraph to Karen Dukess terrific debut novel, The Last Book Party , and it couldn t beappropriate Dukess book is both a coming of age story and a look at the loss of idealism, the siren song of art and those who create it, and an exploration of the always fascinating dynamics of families and their relationships.In the summer of 1987, Eve Rosen has a fairly boring job as an editorial assistant at a publish...

  5. says:

    3.5 Stars Loved that this novel was about books, writing, and publishing, set in the late 1980s During a summer on Cape Cod, 25 year old Eve Rosen takes a job as research assistant to New Yorker writer Henry Grey Eve s view of herself her life s ambitions change when she becomes wrapped up in Henry s family literary circle...

  6. says:

    In the publishing world of the 1980s, Eve Rosen is stuck as an editorial assistant while yearning for her own writing career Hoping that literary genius will rub off on her, she jumps at an invitation to a Cape Cod summer party hosted by New Yorker writer, Henry Grey, and his enigmatic poet wife, Tillie At a summer home in the same town as her parents , Eve begins to explore another world, full of artists, writers, and creatives.Upon returning to the city and her normal life, Eve receives a In the publishing world of the 1980s, Eve Rosen is stuck as an editorial assistant while yearning for her own writing career Hoping that literary genius will rub off on her, she jumps at an invitation to a Cape Cod summer party hosted by New Yorker writer, Henry Grey, and his enigmatic poet wife, Tillie At a summer home in the same town as her parents , Eve begins to explore another world, full of artists, writers, and creatives.Upon returning to the city and her normal life, Eve receives a rude awakening when she is passed up for a promotion Driven by this rejection and her drive for something , she agrees to work as Henry Grey s research assistant for the rest of the summer Relishing the chance to work alongside a writer she admires and break out of her mold, Eve become...

  7. says:

    As a serious book lover with endless nostalgia for the 1980s, I completely lost myself in this beautiful book It s a joy

  8. says:

    Eve Rosen is a terrible person What I thought would be a story celebrating a love for storytelling while showcasing the grittier side of publishing and what it takes to create stories turned out to be a terrible coming of age story full of garbage, selfish characters and a plot that left me bored and angered Eve, in simplest terms, can fall for a man at the drop of a hat First it was Franny what type of name is THAT , a shallow, rich Cape Cod man whom she slept with and then found out had a Eve Rosen is a terrible person What I thought would be a story celebrating a love for storytelling while showcasing the grittier side of publishing and what it takes to create stories turned out to be a terrible coming of age story full of garbage, selfish characters and a plot that left...

  9. says:

    3 stars to this great summer read The Last Book Party is the perfect summer read It doesn t take itself too seriously, yet there is enough substance to keep the pages turning It s characterized as coming of age , which I am unsure about, but it definitely deals with a young, twenty something woman who works in the publishing industry, trying to find a direction It s debatable if she ultimately reaches one, but I think that s open to interpretation.Book lovers will really appreciate the 3 stars to this great summer read The Last Book Party is the perfect summer read It doesn t take itself too seriously, yet there is enough substance to keep the pages turning It s characterized as coming of age , which I am unsure about, but it definitely deals with a young, twenty something woman who works in the publishing industry, trying to find a direction It s debatable if she ultimately reaches one, but I think that s open to interpretation.Book lovers will really appreciate the behind the scenes look of the publishing industry and all the bookish references I think another positive aspect is that this book took place in the late 80 s, but it really could be relatable to any time period Yes, there is an ab...

  10. says:

    4.5, rounding up The Last Book Party is a charming coming of age story that feels both timeless and nostalgic Everyone seemed so confident It was like they were preparing to become the voices of their generation and I was struggling to clear my throat Told through Eve s perspective, the reader is drawn in as she attends the party of an acclaimed writer and introduced to a new world she wasn t previously privy to Eve is in her mid twenties, working a job she doesn t particularly love, and 4.5, rounding up The Last Book Party is a charming coming of age story that feels both timeless and nostalgic Everyone seemed so confident It was like they were preparing to become the voices of their generation and I was struggling to clear my throat Told through ...

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