RUDOLPH DELSON quit his job as a lawyer on the eve of his thirtieth birthday to finish Maynard and Jennica. Born in San Jose, California, he now lives in Brooklyn, New York.
"A charming comic novel but also an exuberant one-man show . . . warm-hearted . . . contemporary and timeless." --Adam Langer, author of Crossing California and The Washington Story
"Nothing this funny, erudite and moving has come along in ages. Delson is a true talent." --Andrew Sean Greer, author of The Confessions of Max Tivoli "Maynard and Jennica is courageously hilarious and intimately human . . . this book is the reason we should all read first novels." --Mohsin Hamid, author of The Reluctant Fundamentalist "Expansive, witty, and utterly charming . . . This is a love story that soars, and folds an entire city under its wings." --Lauren Grodstein, author of "Reproduction is the Flaw of Love" "Delson's prose shimmers when describing the magic and romance of falling in love in New York." Publishers Weekly "Delson's clever debut is sharp and energetic, a highly original contemporary love story set against New York's invigorating urban landscape." Booklist, ALA "Boldly inventive . . . this work has something fresh that needs to be embraced and will resonate with a wide audience." Library Journal "Tightly plotted and genuinely original . . . By the end of the book I was wallowing in a state of pleasure." --Thomas Beller The New York Times Book Review