Peg Streep was educated at the University of Pennsylvania and Columbia University, and is the author or coauthor of ten books, including Mean Mothers and the bestselling Necessary Journeys, with Dr. Nancy L. Snyderman. She is a blogger at PsychologyToday.com. She lives in New York.Alan B. Bernstein, LCSW, has written about careers and transitions (The Princeton Review's Guide to Your Career and Your Retirement, Your Way) and served on the faculty at New York Medical College and New York University's doctoral program in psychology. He lives in New York.
New York Times, 12/29/2013 "Shrewd, detailed, and exhortatory, their book breaks down obstacles to quitting, illustrated by exemplary stories of men and women who had the courage to gracefully quit jobs that did not satisfy them." InfoDad.com, 1/16/2014 "Well-managed quitting is a life skill worth learning, one that can free up our limited internal and external resources for better use elsewhere." Newsday 1/28/14 "Help[s] you decide when you've just got to let go." Psychology Today (blog) "With the tools and thought process clearly laid out in this book, you may find yourself better equipped to know when to hold and when (and how) to fold, and deal yourself a new hand." Hudson Valley News, 4/17/15 "[A] book of advice that just might make life a little more serene...This book will give you permission to quit when quitting is in your best interest." Working Mother, August/September 2015 "[Streep and Bernstein] help us learn to let go."