Janet Groth's typing skills weren't up to par when the slim blonde moved from the Midwest to Manhattan in 1957, but she managed to land a receptionist job at The New Yorker. Educated and liberated, she never realized her dreams of becoming a novelist.
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But in her new memoir, The Receptionist: An Education at The New Yorker, she recounts how she was pursued, wined and dined by famous men of all ages while working at the magazine.
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