Books Sloane Crosley Books by Sloane Crosley Sloane Crosley has written books about: Literary Fiction Fiction Travel Comedy Nonfiction History & Society Facebook Twitter Flipboard Email NPR stories about Sloane Crosley Summer Reader Poll 2019: Funny Books We Did It For The LOLs: 100 Favorite Funny Books August 20, 2019 We thought you might need a laugh right about now, so this year's summer reader poll celebrates all the books (and one short story, and a few uncategorizable gems) that make you laugh out loud. Review Book Reviews 'Look Alive Out There' Elevates Its Anecdotes With Humor And Feeling April 3, 2018 Sloane Crosley returns to form with her first essay collection in eight years, covering everything from an escalating battle with her neighbor's hip but noisy children to mountain climbing in Ecuador. Review Book Reviews This 'Clasp' Doesn't Quite Hold Together October 13, 2015 Sloane Crosley's new novel, The Clasp, follows a group of disaffected 30-somethings who gather for a classmate's posh wedding — but the casual misanthropy of the characters dims the book's pleasures. New In Paperback Big Names Are Back: Keith Richards, Marlo Thomas, Gary Shteyngart, And More May 5, 2011 Lots of big names are back in paperback form this week: There are two new dystopian novels from Bret Easton Ellis and Gary Shteyngart, and memoirs from Keith Richards, Marlo Thomas and rising humorist Sloane Crosley. Chris Silas Neal Critics' Lists: Summer 2010 Fun In The Sun: Laugh-Out-Loud Summer Books July 21, 2010 Read these books at the beach, and people two towels over will wonder why you're chortling. There are plenty of books that will make you laugh, but critic Heller McAlpin separates the mere giggles from the all-out gut-busters. Books Humorist Sloane Crosley's Got Your 'Number' July 10, 2010 Crosley's first collection of humor essays, I Was Told There'd Be Cake, focused on her misadventures in Manhattan. In How Did You Get This Number, the Random House publicist takes her funny, fish-out-of-water experiences overseas. Humorist Sloane Crosley's Got Your 'Number' Listen · 5:15 5:15 Toggle more options Download Embed Embed <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/128409260/128443490" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player"> Transcript Review Book Reviews 'How Did You Get This Number': Dial W For Wit June 30, 2010 Sloane Crosley follows I Was Told There'd Be Cake with a new collection of sparkling personal essays. She serves up humorous observations and mordant opinions in carefully calibrated cocktails of self-absorption and self-deprecation.