Got a Girl Crush On: It Chooses You by Miranda July This one’s for all of the Miranda July fans out there (because I know there’s a whole army of us). Each day this week, the New Yorker's The Book Bench is featuring excerpts from her upcoming book, It Chooses You. A few years ago, a newly married July embarked on a mission to meet as many strangers as she could through the classified ads in the PennySaver. Paired with photos by Brigitte Sire, this memoir recounts the people she met, how it helped her finish the script for The Future, and the feelings women go through when they’re at an age where there “almost old enough to be too old to have a baby”: Part 1: It Chooses You Part 2: Michael. Large Black Leather Jacket. Hollywood. Part 3: Andrew. Bullfrog Tadpoles, $2.50 each. Paramount. Part 4: Pam. Photo Albums, $10 each. Lakewood. Part 5: Joe. Fifty Christmas-Card Fronts, $1. Los Angeles.

Got a Girl Crush On: It Chooses You by Miranda July

This one’s for all of the Miranda July fans out there (because I know there’s a whole army of us). Each day this week, the New Yorker's The Book Bench is featuring excerpts from her upcoming book, It Chooses You. A few years ago, a newly married July embarked on a mission to meet as many strangers as she could through the classified ads in the PennySaver. Paired with photos by Brigitte Sire, this memoir recounts the people she met, how it helped her finish the script for The Future, and the feelings women go through when they’re at an age where there “almost old enough to be too old to have a baby”:

Part 1: It Chooses You
Part 2: Michael. Large Black Leather Jacket. Hollywood.
Part 3: Andrew. Bullfrog Tadpoles, $2.50 each. Paramount.
Part 4: Pam. Photo Albums, $10 each. Lakewood.
Part 5: Joe. Fifty Christmas-Card Fronts, $1. Los Angeles.