Then We Came to the End
|Then We Came to the End|
First US edition with image of Post-it notes
|Publisher||Little, Brown and Company|
|Publication date||March 1, 2007|
|Media type||Print (Hardback)|
|Pages||400 pp (HB 1st edition)|
|Dewey Decimal||813/.6 22|
|LC Classification||PS3606.E774 T47 2007|
Then We Came to the End is the first novel by Joshua Ferris. It was released by Little, Brown and Company on March 1, 2007. A satire of the American workplace, it is similar in tone to Don DeLillo's Americana, even borrowing DeLillo's first line for its title.
 Critical reaction
The book was greeted with positive reviews from GQ,[volume & issue needed] The New Yorker, Esquire,[volume & issue needed] and Slate. The book was named one of the Best Books of 2007 by The New York Times.
The book also won the PEN/Hemingway Award for best first novel.
- "Briefly Noted: Then We Came to the End"; newyorker.com; March 26, 2007.
- O'Rourke, Meghan; "Hell Is Other Cubicles: Joshua Ferris' new novel about work, the great American pastime."; slate.com; March 8, 2007.
- "The 10 Best Books of 2007"; The New York Times; December 9, 2007.
- Grossman, Lev; "The 10 Best Fiction Books"; Time magazine; December 24, 2007; Pages 44 - 45.
- Grossman, Lev; Top 10 Fiction Books; time.com
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