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I've read many humorists after falling in love with David Sedaris's "Barrel Fever".
Some readers may find his highbrow vocabulary somewhat off-putting and pretentious, I didn't notice it that much one way or the other.
Mr Rakoff possesses a rare combination of intelligence, wit, compassion, and writing ability.
Kind of disappointing. I had heard him on NPR and he was much funnier in person. So sorry that he died so young.Published 1 month ago by steve b
This is David Rakoff and it is brilliant. There is nothing more that need be said. But I will add one thing: I got two of his books from the library and before I'd finished the... Read morePublished 6 months ago by Marsha
I always enjoyed Rakoff on NPR, but took my time getting to his writing. That was a mistake, as he is an essayist with a distinctive style and voice. Read morePublished 9 months ago by DAVID LESSNER
Though I think Rakoff would have an issue with a twenty word minimum requirement for an Amazon review. Take the review as it is and like it.Published 17 months ago by A. Warwick
He has a line in this book "I used to wonder what my bosses thought of me, then I realized they didn't" which is just so fabulous.Published 18 months ago by Michael Harabin