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Chip Kidd has written a funny, endearing and instantly likeable novel about art and life.
Most of this book is great fun; hip and funny, and also a Work of Ideas, all about art and love and design and integrity and stuff.
Aside from this, much of the slang and some of the technology sounds dated, but the attitudes and actions are pure '90s material.
I read this book back in 2003, before my graphic design professor put this on our reading list. It captured me. I love Chip Kidd. Read morePublished 4 months ago by Paul Riney
Fantastic. Ne,w original, creative, keeps you going yet at the same time is a light enough read that you can enjoy it while camping/in the car/on the bus to and from wherever... Read morePublished 10 months ago by Andrew B. Leadford
I cannot wait to read the entire book. I really love the layout of the book. Chip Kidd is extremely funny.Published 13 months ago by izzeee
Chipp Kidd is a little strange. Didn't find this book easy to follow. Had some good nuggets, just not the best read.Published 19 months ago by Patricia
I just finished, though it took me far too long to get through, The Cheese Monkeys by Chip Kidd, a graphic-designer-turned-writer who gained a good deal of attention for this, his... Read morePublished 24 months ago by Doctor Gaines
The book kept me turning the pages. It was shocking, it was revolting, it was funny, it was lovely. Yes, some people may say the ending wasn't great or call it a "cop-out", but I... Read morePublished on March 18, 2012 by BrittanyG
It's a great read. It's clever, witty, and leaves you hanging. I almost always cry during certain parts. The sequel is not nearly as good.Published on October 12, 2011 by Teeny
I really enjoyed this book. His use of words and how colorful they were is great. I breezed through the pages with glee. An easy fun read.Published on August 16, 2011 by ElizaBeth
Set at appropriately generic State U, this is the tale of the narrator and Himillsy Dodd, the firebrand he takes up with, and their foray through art school. Read morePublished on December 29, 2010 by Stephanie Graves