An Object of Beauty
"An Object of Beauty" is the story of Lacey Yeager, an intriguing and ambitious college graduate who moves to New York City to pursue a career in the art world. The story is narrated by Daniel Franks, a college friend of Lacey's who is simultaneously enamored and annoyed by her. Daniel and Lacey move to New York at the same time and keep in touch through periodic lunches at which Lacey does most of the talking.
Upon moving to New York, Lacey gets a job ... Shopgirl
Mirabelle Buttersfield is a shy, depressed, pretty girl who works at the glove counter in Neiman's department store and has never gotten over the fact that her father had an affair. Both lonely and a loner, she wishes she could put her fine arts degree to better use, and find true love. Ray Porter is a charming, commitment-phobic millionaire who finds himself attracted to Mirabelle. During the course of their bittersweet relationship, Mirabelle and Ra... The Pleasure of My Company
"The Pleasure Of My Company" is a story about Daniel Pecan Cambridge who has Obsessive Compulsive Disorder and is mentally adept at magic squares and other such mathematical oddities. He has three main people in his life as the book starts: Clarissa, his “therapist” who comes to his apartment twice a week; Zandy the pharmacist; and Elizabeth the realtor that he has an infatuation with. By the end of the book, he is beginning to overcome his fears and h...