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The Ask

A Philanthropist and a Nonprofit ED Walk Into a Bar...

Steven Crandell | Posted 09.29.2014 | Impact
Steven Crandell

The philanthropist sighs and says she has money to give, but no nonprofit will agree to carry out her intent as she envisions it.

Slackers At Midlife In 'The Ask'

The New York Times | AO Scott | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

"We were stuck between meanings. Or we were the last dribbles of something. The fall of the Soviet Union, this was, the death of analog. The beginning...

The Book Of Guys

The New York Review Of Books | Jennifer Schuessler | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Jennifer Schuessler The New York Review of Books The Ask, Sam Lipsyte, Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 296 pp., $25.00 If you've heard anything about Sam...

Sam Lipsyte's Walking Tour Of Astoria | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

Sam Lipsyte's new book The Ask is a riotous, devilish look at a middle-aged slacker trying to pull his life back together. Clearly, we loved it, and w...