The Love Affairs of Nathaniel P. by Adelle Waldman

Nate Piven may or may not be a “bad” person. He’s certainly evocative of most men from a recent generation, a generation born in the beginning of a new hipster laden, politically correct world. But this in-depth perspective into his thoughts provides an outlook that doesn’t deem him as a “bad” or “good” guy, just maybe a guy unaware of his self and others. He starts out from page one as a bit of a dick. And years of rom-coms and story arcs have taught me that by the end of this novel, he’ll have realized his mistakes and learned a thing or two about women. Continue reading