Books Good On Paper by Rachel Cantor Hardcover, 299 pages, Random House Inc, List Price: $25.95 | purchase close overlay Buy Featured Book TitleGood On PaperAuthorRachel Cantor Your purchase helps support NPR programming. How? Amazon Independent Booksellers NPR Summary Abandoning her literary goals in favor of an unconventional life with her friend and daughter, Shira is overwhelmed by unexpected career ambitions in the wake of a job offer that proves more complicated than expected. Genres: Fiction Facebook Twitter Flipboard Email NPR stories about Good On Paper Review Book Reviews 'Good On Paper' Swings From Scholarly To Zany January 28, 2016 Rachel Cantor's new novel tries to draw out the connections between love and scholarship in a tale of a frustrated translator looking for a new life. But it's occasionally too clever for its own good.