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Former Restaurant Worker Serves Up Industry-Inspired Fiction In 'Sweetbitter'

June 16th, 2016

Episode 487 of 550 episodes

Stephanie Danler drew on her own experiences to write her novel about a young woman working at an upscale restaurant in New York. "It's so physically punishing," she says of her work as a server.

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