From the author behind the hit novel "How to Fail: The Self-Hurt Guide" comes this collection of eleven short stories about the sexes, sex, and sexiness in New York."The References" -- The final few lines of one's resume are usually devoted to references that can tell a would-be employer you're the right person for the job.
One's life references are a little different, but even more important."The Ambiguous Woman" -- A man struggles to figure out exactly what a woman is thinking while on a date with her."The Boyfriend Trials" -- A fed-up thirty-year-old woman has a most interesting methodology in searching for the perfect partner."Health" -- Arthur Lampkin is the sex-ed teacher at a Staten Island high school whose life is a living hell of comical sex-ed tools, oversexed teenagers, and an undersexed home life."The Feminist" -- Kelly Meyers is the only male professor at an all-girls college."Comedic Romance" -- Love in real life never happens like it does in Hollywood rom-coms."He Proposed" -- The day a woman gets proposed to is the most exciting day of her life. And, she can't wait to tell you all about it."Born. Again" -- What happens when a sexually promiscuous New York atheist spends a weekend with a chaste Midwestern Christian?"Gross Humans" -- If you knew what most couples did behind closed doors, you'd be repulsed."Ain't Nothing Like a New York Romance" -- There can't possibly be a better place to fall in love than New York City. Can there?"The Cheat Sheet" - [plot redacted]
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Aaron Goldfarb's first novel, HOW TO FAIL: THE SELF-HURT GUIDE, the world's first self-hurt guide, the opposite of a self-help guide, was released in 2010. In November 2010 he embarked on a unique 30 Bars in 30 Days book tour to sell and sign "How to Fail" and get loaded a lot.