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The book was very funny, down to earth, and touching.
Ben Ryder Howe seems to have done this very thing and he writes beautifully about it in "My Korean Deli: Risking it All for a Convenience Store".
Perhaps he got another job offer while writing this book and needed to wrap things up, but it just ends.
My Korean Deli - a memoir of about an 18 month period in which the author, Ben Howe bought, owned and then sold a "Korean" deli (Korean in quotes because other than having... Read morePublished 10 days ago by Steve King
A wonderful read.... beautifully written and takes me back to my days in Ft. Greene Brooklyn. Brownstone Brooklyn in the eighties was a wonderful melting pot of every kind of... Read morePublished 23 days ago by R. Kyle
A reality show in a deli. On the plus side, Howe is a professional writer, so it reads well. But it doesn't end well. Read morePublished 1 month ago by The Big F
Started it while down with the flu and almost gave up. Ended wishing there was more. Good read. Check it out.Published 2 months ago by Amazon Customer
While the story is mostly about owning a deli, I was more intrigued by the author's experience of working for George Plimpton -- and think that focusing on THAT (with the deli as... Read morePublished 2 months ago by Jean Marie Haas
Great writing; I loved it, but on caveat: if you are currently despondent over the state of Brooklyn in 2014, I'm not sure if reading this is going to help or hurt your mood...Published 6 months ago by Kristine
A fun book to read. Not a great piece of literature by any means, but not everything has to be. Just buy this and enjoy it.Published 6 months ago by Michael Merican
very good read about the trials and tribulations of the family that owned a convenience store in Brooklyn.Published 8 months ago by G. Aladro