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I was pleased with the timely manner in which I received this book.
I feel bad giving it three stars since it is more that it was deeper than I expected or was ready for but, there you have it.
I found it to be complete nonsense - a string of words with vaguely poetic cadence, but no meaning that I could detect.
Possibly, I am not gifted with the perspicacity of some reviewers to make sense of Stein's masterpiece. Read morePublished 2 months ago by GAYLE COMPTON
Gertrude Stein is one of those authors that I have long felt that I need to get to someday. When "Tender Buttons" was offered free on a daily Kindle deal, I selected it and... Read morePublished 4 months ago by Jill Clardy
I bought this for my Kindle, because I couldn't find my hard copy--which I've read many times. I am a strong appreciator of what Gertrude Stein did for poetry. Read morePublished 16 months ago by Lani
Plenty of others have reviewed this book under one of its other published variations. The free-word expression style Stein uses can be quite off putting. Read morePublished 21 months ago by Louis Mauriello
Deliberate, contrived and condescending. I give Ms. Stein 5 stars for having a sense of humor and intentionally suckering generations of followers into parsimonious... Read morePublished 23 months ago by Anonymous
I tried. I honestly tried. But, I could not get much out of this. This is the only book that I have from Kindle amazon that I just cannot read. I just don't get Gertrude. Read morePublished on March 14, 2013 by Lynn
A century after Gertrude Stein wrote Tender Buttons the text has been newly formatted, with a view to it being more sympathetically read as prose-poetry, in contrast to the... Read morePublished on November 5, 2012 by Uniformbooks