Surrender The Pink Author:Carrie Fisher The New York Times best-selling author of Postcards from the Edge turns her rapier-sharp wit and wisdom to the subject closest to our hearts: Modern Romance. — Carrie Fisher's journey into the dim recesses of modern lovedarkness is a hilarious and bittersweet romp through one woman's sexual awakening, its subsequent demise, and eventual rebirth (... more »albiet with defects); a hip and hopeful look at the consequences of romantic obsession as a full-time career.
Soap opera writer Dinah Kaufman has a problem: She only loves the ones who leave. This leaving love has its advantages--and its hilarities. After meeting sucessful New York playwright Rudy Gendler, Dinah realizes she may have finally found her knight in shining armor (or an unreasonable facsimile). But all too soon their unhappily-ever-after marriage comes to its inevitable, war-torn end, leaving both hearts broken and bloody. Still Dinah (like the "polite masochist" she is) finds temptation too sweet to resist going back for seconds, especially when the writers' strike in Hollywood gives her dangerously free time to daydream about what was and what could possibly still be....Reality placed precariously on a back burner, Dinah flees to the Hamptons, where Rudy and his newest flame are also summering. As Dinah herself would say, "After all, nothing is ever really over. Just over there."« less