Thanks to Michelle, my old student who will be attending Northwestern’s MFA program in creative nonfiction (!), for sending this pic. I love that this is in the Essays section–not complaining about getting placed in the Humor section at Barnes and Noble and such, but it’s nice to see my book next to one of my heroes, Cynthia Ozick.
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I think Nino James did this as an assignment or something? Whatever is the case, I’m loving it. From Nino’s Flickr page.
As part of a project/offer/stunt, writer Mickey Hess has offered to blurb any book within 24 hours. He made his offer on The Rumpus, the online magazine for very smart people. I should have given him one of my unpublished manuscripts, but instead he looked at How to Be Inappropriate. Here’s his blurb; I think I will place it next to all the others on the book page.
Books, and their characters, are treasured and entertaining. In his fourteenth cookbook, How to Be Inappropriate, Daniel Nester renders striking, thoroughly civilized, tales for special occasions. Nester brings us through the lonely exigencies of human wreckage, forging connections with Kosher exactitude. If you are a long-time convert, you’ll find How to Be Inappropriate appetizing, and quite appropriate. “–Mickey Hess
Single-click on the scan to read a larger image of it. Here is a PDF file, suitable for framing.
Cool How to Be Inappropriate press from How magazine’s May issue: Behind the Design, “Quite Appropriate.”
Here’s a screen shot from a full-page story on Chris Parody and Mark Hamilton’s How to Be Inappropriate campaign, just out in How, a graphic design magazine.