Ask Again Later
<i>Ask again later.</i> This is Emily Rhode’s response when confronted with personal questions. Estranged from her father, this thirty-something workaholic lawyer sees her mother’s cancer diagnosis as an escape from her job and her boyfriend who happens to be her boss. She finds herself living with her mother and losing her self in soap operas, trashy magazines, and junk food. However, just when she thinks her life is routine, she gets thrown a huge curve. Will it be enough to get Emily to finally start answering her own questions? Davis, a former writer for <i>Late Show with David Letterman</i>, incorporates humor and pathos in this novel of self-discovery.