Melanie Gideon reads from Wife 22 ($26.00). For fans of Helen Fielding’s Bridget Jones’s Diary and Allison Pearson’s I Don’t Know How She Does It comes an irresistible novel of a woman losing herself . . . and finding herself again in the middle of her life. Wife 22 is praised by Elizabeth Berg as a book “… wise in matters of the heart.”
Melanie Gideon is the bestselling author of The Slippery Year: A Meditation on Happily Ever After, which was named an NPR and San Francisco Chronicle best book of the year. She is also the author of two young adult novels: Pucker and The Map That Breathed. Gideon was born and raised in Rhode Island, and now lives in the Bay Area.