Everything you need to understand or teach Less by Sean Greer, Andrew .
Less is a novel following the 49-year-old gay, male novelist Arthur Less. After receiving an invitation to his ex-lover's wedding, Arthur decides to accept a series of invitations to events in other countries as an excuse to be absent from the wedding. As he embarks on the mid-life crisis that is his international journey, Arthur struggles with balancing both his personal life and his professional life. The novel explores themes of love, literature, age, memory, and personal renewal.