The recall of a memory "was I 30 or 19? Wait, I just did the math, I was 19 many pages later. When she does sit down to write, what emerges are meditations on small talk, family, arctic exploration, cannibalism, quantum physics, literary immortality, etiquette guides, memory, dreams, loneliness, growing up, and growing old. Add to basket Add to wishlist Description Stalled on the precipice of adulthood, Iris doesn't know where her life post-college will lead and, to be honest, it's not a primary concern. Jun 29, Hannah rated it did not like it When I first picked up this book, I thought it would be hilarious.