Sweetbitter

Sweetbitter The Bestselling Novel About A Young Woman S Coming Of Age, Set Against The Glitzy, Grimy Backdrop Of New York S Most Elite Restaurants Now A STARZ Original Series Newly Arrived In New York City, Twenty Two Year Old Tess Lands A Job As A Backwaiter At A Celebrated Downtown Manhattan Restaurant What Follows Is The Story Of Her Education In Champagne And Cocaine, Love And Lust, Dive Bars And Fine Dining Rooms, As She Learns To Navigate The Chaotic, Enchanting, Punishing Life She Has Chosen As Her Appetites Awaken For Food And Wine, But Also For Knowledge, Experience, And Belonging Tess Finds Herself Helplessly Drawn Into A Darkly Alluring Love Triangle In Sweetbitter, Stephanie Danler Deftly Conjures With Heart Stopping Accuracy The Nonstop And High Adrenaline World Of The Restaurant Industry And Evokes The Infinite Possibilities, The Unbearable Beauty, And The Fragility And Brutality Of Being Young In New York. If Sweetbitter is the book of the summer, then clearly I need a new season I could not find one reason to understand why the reviews of this book were as good as they were Most of them seem to center around how well they say the author describes food As someone who has been deeply interested in food writing since high school, I can deem her merely adequate This book is the ne plus ultra of terrible MFA writing The self indulgent meandering that the reader is forced to endure as the dimwitte If Sweetbitter is the book of the summer, then clearly I need a new season I could not find one reason to understand why the reviews of this book were as good as they were Most of them seem to center around how well they say the author describes food As someone who has been deeply interested in food writing since high school, I can deem her merely adequate This book is the ne plus ultra of terrible MFA writing The self indulgent meandering that the reader is forced to endure as the dimwitted main character blunders around life only is saved by the occasional inadvertently funny passage, or moment when one of the other characters rightfully give the main character shit for being a complete moron What little plot exists centers around the narrator landing in New York with no drive or direction to anything except, like, I dunno, live or something So she decides to get a job in a restaurant so closel
This is one of those I really wanted to like it books The sentence level writing is gorgeous, and the subject matter working in a high end NYC restaurant is for some of us nearly irresistible And at first I liked Sweetbitter very much Young girl moves to New York, gets an amazing job, is immersed in the life of the city What s not to like But after a hundred pages or so maybe even fewer , I started to get frustrated While I was enjoying protagonist Tess s introduction to fine food This is one of those I really wanted to like it books The sentence level writing is gorgeous, and the subject matter working in a high end NYC restaurant is for some of us nearly irresistible And at first I liked Sweetbitter very much Young girl moves to New York, gets an amazing job, is immersed in the life of the city What s not to like But after a hundred pages or so maybe even fewer , I started to get frustrated While I was enjoying protagonist Tess s introduction to fine food and wine, I kept waiting for, well, a plot Eventually I could no longer deny what I d begun to suspect there was no plot, unless you call a 22 year old backwaiter falling in love with t
I apologies in advance for sounding hard and harsh in this reviewSo one of the most anticipated books of 2016 according to some literary and press sources.In their reviews and in the first GR reviews it was said to be Anthony Bourdain meets Jay McInerney with a sprinkling of Siri Hustvedt So Anthony Bourdain Tough luck I just read his Kitchen Confidential Sweetbitter is supposed to engulf your gastronomic senses Except for a short episode of eating a first oyster, the first and o I apologies in advance for sounding hard and harsh in this reviewSo one of the most anticipated books of 2016 according to some literary and press sources.In their reviews and in the first
I work in a bookstore in an affluent neighborhood Today, the following conversation occurred Customer I want to return this bookplunks Sweetbitter down on the counter Me Okay, what was wrong with it Customer It was stupid Me Oh, I really liked it But I could see how someone could find it kind of pretentious Customer Yeah, all those waiters going around quoting Kant and Fitzgerald It was ridiculo
This was a spontaneous audiobook pick available through my library overdrive I never had any serious intentions of reading it when it first came out I had pre judged it unfairly I assumed the writing would be amateurish WRONG The words that Stephanie Danler used in her sentences were invigorating delicious and thought provoking My original thought was, what gifted author writes about a 22 year old female looking to reinvent h
HmmmWhere to start when reviewing Sweetbitter My desire to read it can certainly be attributed to the Hype Monster and a serious case of Cover Lust People were raving about this one long before the release date, and it was hotly anticipated ever since Stephanie Danlier s book deal was announced Also, the cover lured me in the first time I saw it I mean look at at it it s just so striking.I went out and b
I have a new appreciation for this book, reading it the second time One of my favorites I adore Stephanie s writing, sis needs to come out with another one It s weird I couldn t put this one down and at the same time I was slightly annoyed the whole time I was reading The descriptions of working in a restaurant are good, as are the food and wine discussions descr
I wanted to say, My life is full I chose this life because it s a constant assault of color and taste and light and it s raw and ugly and fast and it s mine And you ll never understand Until you live it, you don t know When we first meet Tess in the summer of 2006, she has just left home and driven to New York without any real plans, just a rented room in an apartment in Williamsburg She somehow manages to find a job as a backwaiter at a famous New York restaurant, and it changes her lif I wanted to say, My life is full I chose this life because it s a constant assault of color and taste and light and it s raw and ugly and fast and it s mine And you ll never understand Until you live it, you don t know When we first meet Tess in the summer of 2006, she has just left home and driven to New York without any real plans, just a rented room in an apartment in Williamsburg She somehow manages to find a job as a backwaiter at a famous New York restaurant, and it changes her life in ways she cannot even imagine Sweetbitter chronicles a frenetic year of Tess life one of excess, exhaustion, enthusiasm, emotion, and education not necessarily in that order Those who have never waited tables or worked in a restaurant don t really u
I couldn t finish this book I checked it out because the novel had been hyped, and generally I like foodie stories, but the writing in this was too on the nose and I was groaning by page 5 For example, in the beginning she writes about driving to New York to escape from her

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  • Paperback
  • 368 pages
  • Sweetbitter
  • Stephanie Danler
  • English
  • 21 April 2017
  • 0525564829