Shows how women got suckered into going out with the mates their mothers found for them. This collection features 25 victims of poor arrangements, well-meaning fix-ups, and just plain bad judgment calls.
Alix Strauss is the author of The Joy of Funerals: A Novel in Stories, which won the Ingram Award and was optioned by Stockard Channing's production company. Strauss writes for many publications including the New York Times, Self, Marie Claire, Elle, and Outside. She writes about trends for Time and the Daily News and frequently appears on TV as a trend expert. She lives in New York city.