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Leigh Stein
Leigh Stein was born in Chicago in 1984. She is the author of the novel THE FALLBACK PLAN and a book of poems, DISPATCH FROM THE FUTURE. A former New Yorker editorial staff member, she currently lives in Brooklyn, where she teaches drama to children. Other prior occupations have included:... show more
Leigh Stein was born in Chicago in 1984. She is the author of the novel THE FALLBACK PLAN and a book of poems, DISPATCH FROM THE FUTURE. A former New Yorker editorial staff member, she currently lives in Brooklyn, where she teaches drama to children. Other prior occupations have included: Manhattan coat check girl, legal assistant, spa receptionist, diner waitress, and Snow White impersonator.
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lisa's reviews rated it 5 years ago
I will always, always pick up any book called Land of Enchantment, and I will almost always force myself to read it no matter how bad it is. Any contemporary writer who sets a book in my home state, called The Land of Enchantment by some, will definitely get their book read by me. And then they have...
popsiclesinbed
popsiclesinbed rated it 9 years ago
I really liked the third section of poems, but in general these were just okay to me.
Blame It On the Books
Blame It On the Books rated it 9 years ago
I wanna try reading a bit more poetry~
localcharacter
localcharacter rated it 10 years ago
A slight but pleasant coming-of-age story—the fact that it occurs when Esther moves back home after college just points out how much America's middle-class suburban youth are sheltered from any actual experience of life. In any other context (Austen, Kipling, Salinger, you name it) the kid would've ...
ellaminnowpea
ellaminnowpea rated it 10 years ago
We live in a time where it's become harder and harder for twentysomethings to feel like they've made it to adulthood. More than half of us move back home after college--often for five years or more. The unemployment rate among us is disheartening and unsettling, causing many to wonder how they'll ev...
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