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This kind of thing is delicious fun to read about, though not as well written as its obvious antecedent, The Nanny Diaries. And therein lies the essential problem of the book. Andrea's goal in life is to work for The New Yorker--she's only sticking it out with Miranda for a job recommendation. But author Weisberger is such an inept, ungrammatical writer, you're positively rooting for her fictional alter ego not to get anywhere near The New Yorker. Still, Weisberger has certainly one-upped Me Times Three author Alex Witchel, whose magazine-world novel never gave us the inside dope that was the book's whole raison d' etre. For the most part, The Devil Wears Prada focuses on the outrageous Miranda Priestly, and she's an irresistible spectacle. --Claire Dederer --This text refers to an out of print or unavailable edition of this title.
I thought this book was a great, entertaining, fun read.
I think we get it by the first page Andy has a horrible boss, did you need to write a book saying pretty much the say thing through out the whole freaking book.
I liked the premise of the book, however, found it to be very poorly written with weak character development.
After seeing the trailer for this movie and finding out it was about a girl dealing with her EVIL BOSS, I determined it was something I needed to read. I was right. Read morePublished 1 month ago by Swank Ivy
Good light read. Follows the movie fairly closely. Enjoyed it enough to order and read the sequel.Published 1 month ago by ljunebug
This is the type of story that is original and can't be compared to others. I enjoyed Ms. Weisberger's witty writing style and was captivated by her characters and their antics.Published 1 month ago by Susan Reads Romance
After having seen the movie first, I was really looking forward to reading the book thinking it would be better than the movie as most situations are. I was wrong. Read morePublished 1 month ago by YARNOVERMOM
"Oh no! I just got out of college and didn't automatically get my dream job. Instead, I have a job that actually requires shallow people like me to do this thing called work. Read morePublished 2 months ago by keencat
This book is flipping fabulous. It's about the world of magazines fashion and celebrity. In a painfully honest way, the narrator, Andrea, tells her story of a year of hell... Read morePublished 2 months ago by CALLUM is AWESOME