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It was such a pleasure meeting the author at NYU the other night. I dove into her book 'Speed Shrinking' on the train the second I left the event. Read more
Shapiro's frenetic style drew me in immediately to the personality of Julia Goodman, a successful writer with a deep need to both meet and defy the expectations of others. Read morePublished 8 months ago by P Hill
This novel is wildly humorous and highly relatable. The main character's struggles to manage her loneliness and anxiety, first by overeating and then by searching for the next... Read morePublished 14 months ago by Ann
Speed Shrinking has a really unusual premise that works! The book is a fast read, and it's so insightful about the ways we all sabotage ourselves. It's also hysterically funny! Read morePublished on June 2, 2014 by Anonymous
Speed shrinking is funny, captivating and easily read. I think sometimes we all feel like we need to interview our shrinks and doctors.Published on January 14, 2014 by sandiglass
Having already read 3 of her nonfiction books about her own life, I found this book incredibly disorienting as a "fiction" novel. Read morePublished on August 24, 2013 by sfariel
I took this book to the beach with me and found it highly entertaining, clever and easy to get into. Read morePublished on June 14, 2013 by Elaina D
Speed Shrinking is a hilarious and touching journey through the main character Julia's awkward mid-thirties life transitions. Read morePublished on March 10, 2013 by Amy Wolfe