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Dan Gets a Minivan: Life at the Intersection of Dude and Dad Dan Gets a Minivan: Life at the Intersection of Dude and Dad
Scribner

The least hip citizen of Brooklyn, Dan Zevin has a working wife, two small children, a mother who visits each week to “help,” and an obese Labrador mutt who prefers to be driven rather than walked. How he got to this point is a bit of a blur. There was a wedding, and then there was a puppy. A home was purchased in New England. A wife was promoted and transferred to New York. A town house. A new baby boy. A new baby girl. A stay-at-home dad was born. A prescription for Xanax was filled. Gray hairs appeared; gray hairs fell out. Six years passed in six seconds. And then came the minivan…

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The Day I Turned Uncool: Confessions of a Reluctant Grownup
Villard/Random House

Sooner or later, each of us must face the day we develop a disturbing new interest in lawn care; the day we order sauvignon blanc instead of Rolling Rock; the day we refuse to see any concert where we cannot sit down. Sooner or later, each of us must face the day we turn uncool…

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The Nearly-wed Handbook: How to Survive the Happiest Day of Your Life
Avon Books

Together you’ve entered a strange new world of deranged caterers, militant photographers, and prima donna florists. You find yourselves incapable of discussing anything non-nuptial, and you won’t rest until you’ve registered for those perfect pewter grape scissors. Are the two of you going nuts? Nope, you’re just planning a wedding…

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Entry-Level Life: A Complete Guide to Masquerading as a Member of the Real World
Bantam

Sure, college equips you with vast knowledge of iambic pentameter, plate tectonics, and Pygmy tribal rituals. But do you know how to fake a rèsumè? Can you get a copy machine to sort, stack, and staple 3,000 pages for your violently insane boss? These are the real issues of the Real World and-surprise!-they don’t teach them in college…

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