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dark but funny as hell. you will enjoy it if you like Franzen or Joshua Ferris. If you often say out loud, "I don't get it, what are they talking about? Read morePublished 1 month ago by Sam King
while the novella is not as strong as Pastoralia, many of the short stories are wildly inventive and simultaneously hilarious and yet touching in their empathy for characters... Read morePublished 1 month ago by explainer guy
This first collection of short stories by a now-recognized writer of short stories signalled the beginning of a great career. Read morePublished 2 months ago by Ken Bartsch
Saunders collection is funny and incredibly inventive. I love the characters and scenarios he puts them in. Read morePublished 2 months ago by Spartan66
I didn't really get it. Supposed to be satire and obviously a take on the problems in the USA. Sorry not for me, definitely not the best book that I've ever read.Published 3 months ago by Tim Whetnall
Wow, that's depressing. But what a read! If your life feels difficult, it will cheer you up just thinking about how grim these poor characters have it. Mr. Read morePublished 5 months ago by Fesenjen