Nathaniel P. never was great with girls when he was growing up. However, now that he has a book deal and is a clever and hip 30-something in Brooklyn, he has become more successful with women. When he meets Hannah halfway through the novel, they start a relationship that seems great at first, but soon starts to fizzle. Nathaniel must come to terms with why it is that he can't seem to commit, even with a girl that seems perfect for him. All told in a humorous and slightly satirical style, Nathaniel wrestles with the central question, is there something wrong with him? Or is it just the relationship itself that is wrong?
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Best part of story, including ending:
I liked this story because Nathaniel was an unforgettable character and his whole group of friends were hilarious and snobby.
Best scene in story:
My favorite scene was Nathaniel's confrontation with Juliet at the beginning of the book because it set the scene for Nathaniel's character right up front.
Opinion about the main character:
He was rude and selfish but an interesting case study.