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Susan Kirschbaum manages to humanize each one and make the reader care.
WHO TOWN is a really quick and entertaining read that fits in your back pocket, and you can actually get in a chapter or two during the course of a short subway ride.
She creates complex and compelling characters, who appear throughout a story that becomes more and more engaging as it unfolds.
Oh Ms. Kirschbaum, how or where do I begin?
Conventional and mainstream ideology of NYC life is glorified in the pages (or screen) of Sex and the City. Read more
Who Town elegantly captures the good, bad, and ugly of the New York social scene. Despite their flaws, every character is likable and feels real. Read morePublished 9 months ago by Jacquelyn
Alice steps through the mirror, Dante walks through a dark forest and into hades... and, similarly, Sarah, the protagonist of former journalist Susan Kirschbaum's clever and honest... Read morePublished 16 months ago by Ana
Who Town is a fun and weird read about 20-something "it-kids," rich kids, models and children of the famous in New York City. I wouldn't say it's entirely satire. Read morePublished 18 months ago by R. Schiffman
This book is written in a way that each description comes to life in your mind with a precise image. Read morePublished 19 months ago by FedeAmati
New York is the only place I've ever lived where I've walked into a loft party and felt like getting into a fist fight. Read morePublished 20 months ago by Meredith Meyer
What can I say about this book that it doesn't say for itself? A quick romp in literary terms, thus a good weekend read, to be sure (even if you happen to read it twice in a... Read morePublished 21 months ago by A Most Earnest Hemingway
The real star of this book is Kirschbaum's language: vivid, haunting, sexy prose that at first paints archetypes of its four central characters, then gradually breaks through to... Read morePublished 21 months ago by NKressen
In her novel Who Town, Susan Kirschbaum succeeds in granting her readers entrance into a NY scene unknown to many (like me). Read morePublished 22 months ago by Gila