Books Simon Rich Books by Simon Rich Simon Rich has written books about: Fiction Facebook Twitter Flipboard Email NPR stories about Simon Rich Review Book Reviews 'Hits And Misses' Doesn't Miss A Beat July 24, 2018 Simon Rich's new collection welcomes readers to his sweet but twisted world, with laugh-out-loud stories about everything from a competitively ascetic monk to a baby writer born in tweed and glasses. Author Interviews Relationships And Rocket Ships In 'Last Girlfriend' January 15, 2013 Everyone has relationship problems, even God — at least, according to humorist Simon Rich. His funny, surreal new collection, The Last Girlfriend on Earth: And Other Love Stories, explores dating and relationships, but also magic talking goats and rocket ships. Relationships And Rocket Ships In 'Last Girlfriend' Listen · 6:31 6:31 Toggle more options Download Embed Embed <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/169428898/169826987" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player"> Transcript Review Book Reviews Divine Beings And Socially Awkward New Yorkers August 8, 2012 In Saturday Night Live writer Simon Rich's latest novel, What in God's Name, God plans to do away with people so he can focus on opening a restaurant in heaven. An angel makes him a bet that if he can bring two shy, lovelorn humans together, God must spare humanity.