Nate Piven is a rising star in Brooklyn's literary scene. He has his pick of both magazine assignments and women: Juliet, the hotshot business reporter; Elisa, his gorgeous ex-girlfriend; and Hannah, 'nice and smart' and who holds her own in conversation with his friends. But when one relationship grows more serious, Nate is forced to consider what it is he really wants. In this 21st century literary world, wit and conversation are not at all dead. Is romance?