The Things They Are Saying at New York Publishing Parties (All Lines Sourced, Verified)

  1. "Franzen is over."
  2. "God this wine is awful."
  3. "3 million dollars and everyone dies at the end. I just don't see it."
  4. "He's reviewed but not read."
  5. "I hope Tony Scott gets the job."
  6. "It was a long meeting and I thought a great conversation but then as we were winding down Remnick turns to me and says 'Do you ever watch boxing?'"
  7. "Fucking Amazon."
  8. "She's getting the house in Sagaponack. Fuck."
  9. "BookCon highlight? Mindy's shoes."
  10. "It's in this week's New Yorker."
  11. "The problem with our business: no one gets laid anymore."