Books about Work
by M. T. Anderson
"Anthony has never had to stand up for himself--until his girlfriend winds up in the arms of another boy. Anthony vows revenge and devises The Plan--he gets a job at the fast food restaurant where his rival is the star employee. When the plan is finally assembled, will Anthony's hunger for revenge be satisfied--and will he prove he's not a wuss?" -- ipage
by Ted Heller
"Zachary Arlen Post, an associate editor at "IT" magazine, has his eye on a promotion, but when Mark, an eager young man, joins the staff, Zack knows that he has met his nemesis. From fabricating a fabulous resume to back-stabbing with finesse, this deliciously wicked novel reveals what it takes to make it to the top of the masthead at one of the hottest magazines in the business." -- ipage
by Emma McLaughlin and Nicola Kraus.
From the authors of The Nanny Diaries: "Working in a world where a college degree qualifies her to make photocopies and color-coordinate file folders, twenty-four-year-old Girl is struggling to keep up with the essential trinity of food, shelter, and student loans. So when she finally lands the job of her dreams she ignores her misgivings and concentrates on getting the job done...whatever that may be." -- ipage
The Devil Wears Prada
by Lauren Weisberger
Enter "a deliciously witty and delightfully dishy novel about life at a glamorous fashion magazine, an empire ruled by a legendary editor whose sense of style is topped only by her sense of self-importance." - ipage
by Virginia Euwer Wolff
In order to earn money for college, fourteen-year-old LaVaughn babysits for a teenage mother of two.