Reading it whenever I had down time or when out eating lunch.
There's also the impact of American ways on immigrants; considering we're a national of immigrants, a good insight to see.
Most of all, this delightful book is about the intractable, maddening, and sometimes hilarious nature of human nature.
My E-reader says I'm 60% into book. I doubt I will finish. Maybe if I continue and it will pick up.
I stopped at the only really interesting part of the book. Read more
I had high hopes for this book and I was curious to read more about Iranian Americans to learn the culture better. Read morePublished 12 months ago by MeghanD
I read as much for style as much as content. Like how and what is written. Looking for another book I stumbled on S&OFO. Read morePublished 16 months ago by Roy Clark
I expected more from a young Iranian-American writer. The style of writing here is difficult to understand, the characters difficult to relate to and the story is not exceptional. Read morePublished on January 28, 2010 by Y. Vashchenko
A unique, refreshing, and sometimes jarring book with a brilliant new voice. What struck me first is how humor and anger are so inextricably intertwined from page one of this... Read morePublished on November 5, 2007 by Terri Brooks
It had been a really long time since I read a book that made me laugh out loud.
But while reading this book by Porochista Khakpour, I found myself carrying it with me... Read more
I read Porochista Khakpour's Sons and Other Flammable Objects only because a friend recommended it. I begrudgingly obliged though I so dislike diasporic novels where writers whine... Read morePublished on October 29, 2007 by Booklover
This book is, in a word, satisfying. The characters are whole and real and you'll feel as if you've met them in life and become close friends. Read morePublished on October 4, 2007 by Kristie Alshaibi
I really enjoyed reading the Sons and Other Flammable Objects. Khakpoor creates her characters so strongly they stay with you long after reading the book. Read morePublished on September 28, 2007 by Faith Club