By Rachel Cohn
Very LeFreak has an issue: she’s a crazed expertise addict. Very can’t get sufficient of her iPhone, computing device, IMs, textual content messages, no matter what. If there’s any likelihood the incoming message, name, textual content, or photograph may be from her supersecret on-line overwhelm, she’s going to respond to, it doesn't matter what. not anything is just too vital: sleep, pals in mid-conversation, category, a gathering with the dean approximately educational probation. quickly adequate, notwithstanding, this obsession expenses Very every little thing and everybody. Can she discover ways to block out the noise so she will be able to eventually pay attention her heart?
Rachel Cohn makes her Knopf solo debut with this humorous, touching, and absolutely recognizable tale a couple of lady and the know-how behavior that threatens every thing.
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She hated postmodern art. She wanted her art in the form of sly smiles and bare buttocks and heaving bosoms, please. Geez. She could paint splotches just as easily as that Jackson Pollock guy. Where was her exhibition at the Met? Concentrate, Very, she told herself. 0 grade point average to maintain the New Haven Benevolence Society scholarship that was the primary source, after student loans and part-time jobs, funding her Columbia education. 7, based on midterm grades. 0. She could. Loud cough.
The Starbucks counter person repeated back to Very. ” Very didn’t understand, either. The concoction promised to be horrific, but her mother had sworn by this hangover remedy, and while Very had no intention of, like Cat, losing her life to chemical effects, she had to believe that her mother would most reliably have known the best chemistry for curing the after-coma. ” Very sighed. “Triple shot. ” What could ruin her kind-of hangover, she realized as she pulled her wallet from her jeans pocket, was that … fuck, she had no cash, and her credit card and Starbucks birthday gift cards were tucked away in her dorm room.
No, no, make that: boobs in Elizabethan costume; boobs in too-tight tee; delicious Blossom and Round, waiting to be monk-devoured. Another thing. How had civilization existed before the camera phone? How did one even pass time before instant electronic gratification became imprinted into human evolution? So many questions, for El Virus, for the universe. So few answers. None, to be precise.