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Generation X was a slow read and a cinematic one. You wallowed in it. It packed a punch as history and metaphor both. Read morePublished on April 16, 2013 by Simon Barrett 'Il Penseroso'
This book was horrible. The writing made my skin crawl, not only that it made me disgusted that things like that even get published. Read morePublished on January 16, 2012 by Tobinmc
I read shampoo planet in my for my collage class. i thought it was a pretty odd book.it was about a single mom that was a hippie and was very out there. Read morePublished on December 6, 2011 by Ryan
Being a fan of Couplands other novels I pretty much expected for this to be along the same lines, it was but thats a good thing.Published on August 13, 2011 by Caleb
I read this book at the time it came out and can vouch for it being a pretty good, though slightly exaggerated, slice of early 1990's culture. Read morePublished on March 26, 2010 by Privacy, Please
Douglas Coupland made his biggest mark on literature with "Generation X," a witty satire on the jaded "Gen-Xers. Read morePublished on October 20, 2005 by EA Solinas
I found this book to be completely hilarious. Probably because I was able to relate to the madness. This book simply solidified my love for Coupland. Read morePublished on September 27, 2005 by Maggie Tulliver
I would put "Shampoo Planet" in the same category as Wells' "Divine Secrets of the Ya-Ya Sisterhood" and Flagg's "Fried green Tomatoes at the Whistlestop Cafe". Read morePublished on June 2, 2005 by reader
This is a very fine multi-generational tour with the junior college crowd in the town of Lancaster, Wa., with stops in Paris, Vancouver, and LA. Read morePublished on May 3, 2004 by Hans Castorp