I thought you went back to Boston.
I did. I flew back to talk to you.
Oh! Well, you could've called.
My boss has this thing about how it's harder
to say no in person.
This is about the book.
No, thank you.
They won't take back the advance.
Ah! So they are mad.
They just loved "Ostinato."
Well, it made them money.
It made them feel things.
It's a really good book, Ezra
And I am not just saying that to flatter you. It is.
I promise you they are not going to love the follow-up.
That's it? That's the book?'
It's as far as I got.
Can I look at it?
Hey, first draft is a first draft.