The World of Work in Fiction

The Assistants - Camille Perri
Are the smart millennial executive assistants at a big media conglomerate smart enough to solve their student loan debt dilemma?
Last Night at the Lobster - Stewart O’Nan
A restaurant manager tries cope with the holiday rush, a blizzard, and his personal life when the chain's executives are closing his restaurant down.
Fourth of July Creek - Smith Henderson
Pete, a social worker in poor rural Montana finds his own life fraying along with his clients’.
The Devil and Webster - Jean Hanff Korelitz
A female college president grapples with identity politics on campus.