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The writing is quite good, but I felt sympathy for the anxious narrator, rather than finding her plight hilarious. "Do the windows open? Read morePublished 18 months ago by Kaitlin Kelly
In a way Hecht reminds me of P.G. Wodehouse. A unique voice, a consistent vision, a complete and self-contained world, unforgettable recurring characters and all of it makes me... Read morePublished on August 19, 2010 by Eliyahu
There are many reviews of this author already and I agree with all the positive comments. Hecht turns the relentless assaults of our daily world into a type of healing humor. Read morePublished on January 11, 2009 by Careen
It's been awhile since I wholeheartedly laughed out loud while reading a book. Although the story was simple with no real plot other than everyday living, I enjoyed Hecht's... Read morePublished on May 20, 2008 by Marianna Randazzo
My introduction to Ms. Hecht was a short story she wrote titled "I Want You, I Need You, I Love You. Read morePublished on June 23, 2007 by M. B. Panneton
Awful, unfunny, poorly written. The book's sole redeeming quality is its pretty cover.
Can't imagine why there was a sequel. Read more
I bought this book based on the title story which I had previously read in The New Yorker Magazine's anthology of New York stories. Read morePublished on April 16, 2005 by Lala Lady
this book is SAD... not funny at all
from the very first sentence, i wanted to stop reading it, but unfortunately, it's like watching a car crash, or picking at a scab, you... Read more