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I generally enjoy Queenan's essays in the Wall Street Journal and elsewhere, and have hee-hawed through many of his books. Read morePublished 11 months ago by Sebastian Moran
I was expecting a cleverly-written, funny travelogue about Queenan's experiences in the UK, like a snarkier Notes from a Small Island. Read morePublished 16 months ago by frozen01
Very amusing "travel" book... The author travels to Great Britain on his own for six weeks and shares his adventures. Read morePublished 19 months ago by dSavannah
Real humor is unforced, and that's just what Queenan isn't. He tries hard, way too hard, but he's just not funny. Read morePublished on November 10, 2012 by arabella
Is there anything Joe Queenan actually likes other than the sound of his own voice. He states his negative opinion of everything British as if it is fact. Read morePublished on September 16, 2008 by V. Weller
What could have been a satirical homage to the Mother Country is actually a tiresome, self-indulgent rant. The author's endless historical diatribes are judgmental and tasteless. Read morePublished on September 15, 2008 by T. Weller
Maybe Queenan is no less mean to the Brits than Bryson, but when Bryson gets cranky for the sake of humor in "Notes from a Small Island," it's just not that funny. Read morePublished on July 30, 2007 by bobdc
...It's going to be a bumpy ride. The first part of the book is absolutely hilarious--I guffawed out loud till my eyes watered and my husband got sick of asking me, "What's so... Read morePublished on March 29, 2007 by Poniplaizy