The Secret Life of Walter Mott

The Secret Life of Walter Mott by [Kal Wagenheim]THE BOOK: The Secret Life of Walter Mott.


THE AUTHOR:  Kal Wagenheim

: All Things That Matter Press.

SUMMARY: “Walter is tired of his boring job and wants to retire early. He sneaks a bed into his office to save on rent and enjoys free lunch and dinner in the company cafeteria. But then he falls in love with a cute coworker, she becomes pregnant and life gets complicated.”

THE BACK STORY: I wrote this because it reminded me of a boring job I had — and left — years ago.

WHY WOULD SOMEONE WANT TO READ IT? Anyone who has worked in a large corporate office might relate.


  1.    “A comic novel that is a tour de force,” John Bowers.
  2.    “A hilarious, poignant trip back to the fifties,” Robert Friedman
  3.    “An imaginative blend of Mad Men’s angst, Cheever’s white collar dissatisfaction and Thurberesque whimsy” — Bill Mesce Jr.

Image result for Kal Wagenheim author + photosAUTHOR PROFILE: Kal Wagenheim, former correspondent for the NY Times, is the author of several books and plays. He also translated from Spanish “The Pond”, a classic 19th century Puerto Rican novel. Details on

SAMPLE CHAPTER: See Kal Wagenheim on

WHERE TO BUY IT: Amazon, Barnes & noble, etc.PRICE: $5.99 Kindle, $16.99 paperback (less for used copies)

CONTACT THE AUTHOR: Email is I am also on Facebook with my name.


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Recently retired after 35 years with the News & Advance newspaper in Lynchburg, VA, now re-inventing myself as a novelist/nonfiction writer and writing coach in Lake George, NY.

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