"More delicious than my cup of steaming cocoa.tender,
funny.The View from Penthouse B sparkles with wit."
-The New York Times Book Review
"It''s all wonderful fun. Lipman sketches her characters''
foibles with amused affection and moves the plot forward with
practiced ease.Lipman''s fiction always honors an implicit contract
to provide reader satisfaction." -Washington Post
"Sophisticated.Lipman dramatizes Gwen-Laura''s dating with her
usual tact and dry humor." -Wall Street Journal
"[A] shabby-chic fantasia.Lipman''s milieu is gentle comedy, and
her novels gravitate toward optimism: They''re mischievous,
sometimes wry, but hopeful of romance and redemption even in an
emotionally messy world." -The Boston Globe
"A sly comedy of modern manners." -The Miami Herald
"Winning and often wildly funny.This novel, in fact, disappears
faster than a red-velvet cupcake, even when you try to read more
slowly because the diminishing number of pages means you''re
unfortunately getting closer to the acknowledgments." -The
"The View from Penthouse B mixes sisters, online
dating, and Bernie Madoff''s victims into a witty confection."