The Long Chalkboard Jenny Allen pens three short stories about serendipity and the triumph of the yuppie spirit in The Long Chalkboard , with hubby Jules Feiffer's simple… The Long Chalkboard Jenny Allen pens three short stories about serendipity and the triumph of the yuppie spirit in The Long Chalkboard , with hubby Jules Feiffer's simple… 2006-10-10 Fiction Pantheon
Book Review

The Long Chalkboard (2006)

EW's GRADE
A-

Details Release Date: Oct 10, 2006; Writer: Jenny Allen; Genre: Fiction; Publisher: Pantheon

Jenny Allen pens three short stories about serendipity and the triumph of the yuppie spirit in The Long Chalkboard, with hubby Jules Feiffer's simple black-and-white drawings perfectly capturing her whimsical characters.

For Fans of...
Fairy tales, New Yorker cartoons, and anyone too embarrassed to be seen carrying a copy of Chicken Soup for the Soul.

Does It Deliver?
Yes. Unless you're cranky, in which case all the goodness might be a bit much.

Originally posted Nov 10, 2006 Published in issue #907 Nov 17, 2006 Order article reprints