Doree Lewak

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Doree Lewak is an American writer and humorist. Lewak lives in New York City and has written for The New York Post, The New York Times, Entertainment Weekly, Glamour, The Jerusalem Post, The Huffington Post, Time Out New York, Newsday, and New York Daily News.[1][2]

Lewak is best known as the author of the 2008 book The Panic Years: A Guide to Surviving Smug Married Friends, Bad Taffeta, and Life on the Wrong Side of 25 without a Ring. The Panic Years offers advice on how to change one's relationship strategy to find a marriage partner.[3] Library Journal called the book “sassy and humorous.” [4]

Critics found Lewak’s insistence that women should make matrimony a goal, “repulsive,” [5] and criticized Lewak for “reinforc(ing) negative stereotypes.” [4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Doree Lewak". PenguinRandomhouse.com.
  2. ^ ‘The Panic Years’ And The Singles Crisis, by Esther D. Kustanowitz, The JewishWeek, July 28, 2008 "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2009-01-09. Retrieved 2008-07-28.CS1 maint: Archived copy as title (link)
  3. ^ The Panic Years: A Guide to Surviving Smug Married Friends, Bad Taffeta, and Life on the Wrong Side of 25 without a Ring, Maureen Salsmon, CNN Living, July 16, 2008 [1]
  4. ^ a b "That Page Was Not Found". libraryjournal.com.
  5. ^ Beyond the B.A.: a grad student perspective, By Elizabeth Brady May 13, 2008, Washington University Daily "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2012-07-29. Retrieved 2008-07-28.CS1 maint: Archived copy as title (link)