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Andy Raskin's writing style immediately draws you into his (life)story, and makes you feel at home in his world.
Honestly, I didn't feel sorry for this guy at all; I really don't feel any different about him after finishing this book either.
I really enjoyed this book and tried to read it as quickly as I could, stealing time during the day to finish it.
I really didn't feel that compelled to write a review for this audiobook, but I'm getting frustrated. Read morePublished 13 months ago by Jessica Lum
I managed to pick this book up for $2.00 (hardback!) from a local bookstore and I was absolutely delighted with every single page. Read morePublished on June 29, 2012 by Ringo
I really didn't know what to expect when I bought this book, and honestly, the beginning was a little disjointed, but then it all started to come together, and the end satisfyingly... Read morePublished on May 13, 2012 by George
This is the most boring book I have ever read. This Andy Raskin guy is totally preoccupied with sex. The only thing that is on this guys mind is sex and sushi... Read morePublished on April 27, 2012 by bfox
I loved this book. I too was intrigued to find out about ando's life & I was sad to have missed it. Andy's misunderstanding of humanity is poignant & a worthy read.Published on December 25, 2011 by Madelynn
If you're Chowhound reader/contributor,a Manga fan, fascinated by Japanese culture, or all three of these things, you'll probably love this book. Read morePublished on April 12, 2011 by T. Blondie
Believe me, this memoir is unique. In the beginning it starts out rather obliquely, Raskin, an NPR commentator, is a skillful storyteller with a penchant for Japanese food and... Read morePublished on January 22, 2011 by Barbara Badham
I was almost put off buying this book by some reviewers, who seem to consider Raskin to be pond scum. Read morePublished on November 30, 2010 by Ma-Humorless
Although being full Japanese myself, Andy Raskin probably knows more about Japanese culture than I do. Read morePublished on November 17, 2010 by Kiyo M.