~All will be lost
“Computers had brought the blues to the white collar workplace. The green characters of the visual display terminal . . . suggest some kind of menace.”
Office life is weird, inefficient and dysfunctional. We turn up first thing in the morning at gigantic glass and steel boxes, where we pass the day being nice to people we don’t necessarily like. We speak an opaque language full of “going forwards” and “key deliverables”; we spend hours around conference tables in meeting rooms and at our desks composing emails that may never get read. And then, having failed to get much done in the glass box, we go home and continue to work on our laptops and smartphones at home.Weird Office Lives
That book lived for about two years before hitting multiple bestseller lists, due in part to her tireless promotion. Now,Ketchup is a Vegetable and Other Lies Moms Tell Themselves, is re-released, and Mrs. O'Bryant has a two-book deal with St. Martin's Press.