reviews
"in just under two hundred pages, Halle Butler made me laugh and cry enough times to feel completely reborn." -Paris Review
"full of surprising, but welcome, simmers of anger; it feels like exactly what we need to wake us out of our collective, capitalist stupor." -Nylon
"a skewering of the 21st-century American dream of self-betterment. Butler has already proven herself a master of writing about work and its discontents, the absurdity of cubicle life and office work in all of its dead ends. The New Me takes it to a new level." -The Millions
"a brilliant excoriation of the marketers telling us that life offers an unending parade of do-overs. Butler nails the unspoken hierarchies of contemporary office life in this wry and utterly terrifying work." -Vulture
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