Posts Tagged: Nikil Saval

What to Read When Your Workplace Is Full of Drama

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In honor of the World’s Worst Boss, we’ve put together a list of books full of workplace drama for you to read while we wait to see if we can get that orange guy fired.

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Notable NYC: 4/18–4/24

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Saturday 4/18: Paul Beatty discusses The Sellout, Brooklyn Public Library, 4 p.m., free (RSVP recommended). Sara Fetherolf, John Reid Currie, Zakia Henderson-Brown, and Carrie Meyers join the Oh, Bernice! reading series. Astoria Bookshop, 7 p.m., free. Leslie Allison, Filip Marinovich, and Lewis Warsh celebrate the launch of their books from Ugly Duckling Presse. Pierogi Gallery, […]

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The Art of the Office Novel

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Office fiction is deliberately and narrowly construed as being about manners, sociability, gossip, the micro-struggles for rank and status—in other words, “office politics”—rather than about the work that is done in offices. In Dissent, Nikil Saval writes about white-collar alienation and the art and politics of office fiction.

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