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January 16, 2015 / Leslie

Spotlight & Giveaway: Plus One by Christopher Noxon

Today I have a special feature and the opportunity to win a copy of Plus One, a hilarious and wickedly honest debut novel by Christopher Noxon.

About the Book

Plus OnePlus One

by Christopher Noxon
Publisher: Prospect Park Books
Publication Date: January 2015
Format: Hardcover | 288 pages

Alex Sherman-Zicklin, former punk ‘zine pioneer, is a mid-level marketing executive in Los Angeles whose wife Figgy’s fourteenth TV pilot attempt becomes a huge Emmy-winning hit. Overnight, she’s sucked into a mad show-business vortex, while Alex–who has quit his job to become the family’s domestic first responder–falls in with a posse of “plus ones,” a group of men uniquely able to school him in his new role. In this wickedly honest debut novel, Christopher Noxon taps into his own experience as the husband of an acclaimed Hollywood writer/producer to deliver a story about fatherhood, fame, marriage, and a modern family in the fast lane.

About the Author

Christopher Noxon is an author, journalist, and illustrator. His debut novel PLUS ONE grew out of his experience raising three children and managing a household after his wife, TV producer Jenji Kohan, created the programs Weeds and Orange Is the New Black. He’s also the author of the nonfiction book Rejuvenile: Kickball, Cartoons, Cupcakes and the Reinvention of the American Grown Up. As a journalist, he has written for the New Yorker, Details, New York Times Magazine, Los Angeles Magazine, and Salon. He has also covered the Democratic National Convention for Reuters; lived as a patient with recovering addicts for a Playboy feature about troubles with drug rehab; and was the first journalist to report on actor Mel Gibson’s ties to an ultraconservative Catholic splinter group in a feature for the New York Times Magazine. He lives in Los Angeles.

Connect with Christopher

Twitter | Facebook | Goodreads | Webpage

Giveaway Information

Courtesy of the publicist, I have one copy of Plus One to give away to a reader with a continental US mailing address. To enter, fill out the form below on or before midnight, Saturday, January 24th. For an extra entry, tweet or blog about the giveaway. The winner will be contacted by email and have 48 hours to respond.

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Source: Giveaway provided by Tandem Literary.
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  1. irene / Jan 16 2015 11:00 am

    good luck to all


  2. Suko / Jan 16 2015 4:19 pm

    Thank you for this terrific giveaway! I will add it to the side of my blog.


  3. stacybuckeye / Jan 18 2015 10:48 pm

    Looks like fun!


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