I have read this out loud to my great nephew (12) and he loves the book.
Alexie has a unique approach to crafting his poems, and as poetry should, they touch the heart, they provide a chuckle, they reflect the humanity of us all.
Reading the majority of Alexie's work, this is, in my opinion, the best poetry/prose he has ever written.
Love Alexie! The few poems I read the day I got it made my day. Such wit and humor. Can't wait to read the rest!Published 2 months ago by Mmchap
Arrived on time and in excellent condition. Alexie is one of my top three favorite authors. Liked the book, as I do all of Alexie's works.Published 19 months ago by shelly
I had not read Alexie's poetry, and was curious, so borrowed a copy from the public library. I loved it, so much that I purchased a copy for my best friend, and will likely send... Read morePublished 22 months ago by Jeanne Nelson
[I'm going to eat crow here by saying that by comparison with some of Alexie's earlier work this is quite good (I've not yet read Black Widows). Read morePublished on March 4, 2012 by Simon Barrett
Although Alexie's voice is largely the same throughout the poems, it works better in the graphic novel/fiction version of his coming of age self. Read morePublished on June 17, 2009 by Lindsey Miller