This writer makes me laugh out loud. The stories are often dark but redeemed by her incredible wit.Published 3 days ago by Janet Thornburg
I like this book. Short, painfully honest glimpses of people at their most painful and vulnerable.Published 16 days ago by Morgan Wongsuwan
Nothing uplifting or inspiring about this one. Dull and slogging and need I say, I didn't like it at all.Published 4 months ago by Melissa Lyckberg
The reason i love this collection is because of a story called HOW TO BECOME A WRITER. Being a writer myself i keep referring back to it, all the intricate ideas and thoughts about... Read morePublished 4 months ago by Marina Rubin
I've been looking for Lorrie Moore after reading a recent review on her latest book in The Atlantic. Her short stories are great, and I highly recommend them. Read morePublished 5 months ago by S.K.
The last few stories in the book were compelling. But this was no Birds of America. The voice seems similar in every story.Published 5 months ago by Klukey
"I am something incorrect: a hair in the cottage cheese. Something uncouth: a fart in an elevator."
OMFG I love Lorrie Moore. Read more
I wouldn't recommend this for anyone looking for humor or lightheartedness! It's a rough ride - suicide, mental illness, misery at every turn.Published 8 months ago by amanda