â€śProust had a cookie. Susan Shapiro has a cupcakeâ€”and a
really hilarious book.â€ť
â€”Patricia Marx, author of Him, Her, Him Again, the
End of Him
In Susan Shapiroâ€™s
laugh-out-loud funny fictional debut Speed Shrinking,
Manhattan self-help author Julia Goodman thinks sheâ€™s got
her addictive personality under control. Then her beloved
psychoanalyst moves away at the same time her husband takes
off to L.A. and her best friend gets married and moves to
Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Feeling lonely and left out,
Julia fills in the void with food, becomes a cupcake addict,
and blimps out. This is a huge problemâ€”especially since
sheâ€™s about to go on national television to plug her hot new
self-help book about how she conquered her sugar
Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Navigating her insurance
network, Julia desperately sees eight shrinks in eight days,
speed-dating for Dr. Replacementâ€”or any other new guruâ€”to
help shrink back her body and anxiety in time for her
Early Show - September 18, 2009
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