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Having lived together with my husband as we went through the stages of divorce, Joyce's thoughts, feelings and actions were dead on. Read morePublished 20 months ago by bookelsie
It's just ok, easier to follow than many others, but some parts are absolutely ridiculous. Had to read it for school, so that's all I gotPublished 21 months ago by Jesse
So intelligent, so biting, humorous, irreverent, and crushing. I wish I'd read this excellent novel right when it came out.Published on February 6, 2013 by LB
I absolutely hated this book and ultimately left it on the subway rather than waste my time trying to resell it. Read morePublished on January 17, 2011 by Jennifer M. Corby
This overly long, rhythmically monotonous and strenuous effort at social satire has one rather exceptional quality among modern books. Read morePublished on November 6, 2009 by DANIEL GRUNFELD
Kalfus is clearly a skillful writer, but, in this work, a very poor novelist.
I know about a dozen hardcore New Yorkers who experianced 9/11; Joyce and Marshall are not... Read more
Marshall and Joyce live and work in New York and are fighting fiercely about their divorce. When on 9 September 2001 two planes hit the WTC, Joyce thinks that Marshall is dead... Read morePublished on May 15, 2008 by Linda Oskam
I'm taking a middle-of-the-road approach with this book. Here's why.
Kalfus really made me laugh. Read more
The protagonists were so horribly vile I could barely bring myself to finish this book.
Obviously it's possible to write well about obnoxious people, but don't look for... Read more