Sunday, April 26, 2009

What is Jill Kargman reading?

The current featured contributor to Writers Read: Jill Kargman, author of the novels Momzillas and The Ex-Mrs. Hedgefund, and co-author (with Carrie Karasyov) of The Right Address and Wolves in Chic Clothing.

Among the early praise for The Ex-Mrs. Hedgefund:
"Kargman...went for Wall Street’s jugular in her latest work. The delightful—if frighteningly pampered—divorcĂ©e protagonist Holly finds a happier life outside the fiscal shallows after busting her naughty husband for having an affair with a Williamsburg girl."
--Vanity Fair

A "lively chronicle of a queen of ka-ching who ditches her hedge fund manager hubby.... Effervescent Holly's romp through wealthy Manhattan is a gleeful little bonbon."
--Publishers Weekly

Kargman "describes a world of unimaginable extravagances, but the novel’s true heart is Holly and Kiki’s unwavering friendship. Readers will also appreciate an epilogue that addresses the current economic woes and gives the greedy hedge funders their comeuppance."
Find out about one of Kargman's literary enthusiasms at Writers Read: Jill Kargman.

--Marshal Zeringue