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Robert Rave

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in Bloomington, The United States

Jay McInerny, Bret Easton Ellis, David Sedaris, Jen Lancaster

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Author of two novels SPIN: A Novel; WAXED from St. Martin's Press. First non-fiction CONVERSATIONS AND COSMOPOLITANS from St. Martin's 11/11

From my official bio:
Robert Rave is a former publicist who worked on numerous public relations campaigns and high profile special events in the lifestyle, fashion, nightlife and entertainment industries. Before heading up his own boutique firm, Robert began his career as a publicist at some of New York's most best known and prominent agencies. Robert currently lives in Los Angeles, CA and has retired from the sort of “spin” he writes about in SPIN.

From my real life bio:
Robert Rave stares at the computer for hours before writing. He can be found on any given weekend watching marathon reality TV programmi

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If you've read any of my books (and liked them) could you be so kind to leave a review on Amazon or (or whatever your favorite online bookseller is)?


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Published on December 13, 2011 08:32 • 169 views
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message 10: by Robert

Robert Rave Karen wrote: "I passed on your book to my boss. She really liked it! :D Read it in less than a week!"

That's so nice to hear! Thanks Karen--such a nice way to start out the weekend. Have a great weekend!

message 9: by Karen

Karen I passed on your book to my boss. She really liked it! :D Read it in less than a week!

Robert Rave
I've got them crossed, but its not easy typing like this.

message 7: by Joy

Joy I entered the giveaway contest to win your book. Fingers crossed :)

message 6: by Karen

Karen Got the book yesterday and started reading it. Thanks! I'm already liking it!! :D

message 5: by Sara

Sara Hi Robert,

Like some of the other, I to, found out about you thanks to Jen Lancaster. I have enjoyed all her recommendations!
Hope you enjoyed the holiday weekend. Thanks for the "add" and I look forward to seeing what other books you recommend!


message 4: by Karen

Karen that's cool! yeah, i was fortunate to meet her at printer's row in chicago a couple years back. she's hilarious!

are you going to do any book signings in wisconsin by chance? i'd definitely come to one in madison!

Danielle Hi Robert! Like the comment below me, I added your book to my To Read list after Jen Lancaster raved about it in her blog. I can't wait to read it! I'm also eagerly awaiting Elizabeth Gilbert's next book and am curious to see how Eat, Pray, Love translates to the big screen. Thanks for the add! I'm honored :)

message 2: by Karen

Karen i had put your book on my to-read list because jen lancaster recommended it in her blog, and i like her style. ;)

i'm sure i'll enjoy it! i'll let you know when i read it!


message 1: by Joy

Joy Looking forward to reading your book! It looks great :)

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