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I got tried of the Same stuff all through the book. I forced myself to finish, hoping for something. Got bored and skimmed to the end.Published 1 day ago by Lynda Tallerico
The ups and downs of a struggling author who is in the throes of mid-life crisis. A cast of characters that are totally believable and that one can relate to. Read morePublished 19 days ago by Jean Hewitt
A must read. Along with The Yiddish Policeman's Union, my favorite Chabon novels. Made into a movie that truly captures much of the novel.Published 19 days ago by Em73
Entertaining but not great. He really likes using words you are forced to look up the meaning.Published 1 month ago by Kelly Shuptrine
Chabon is a very good prose stylist. I am regularly struck by an unusual turn of phrase. As in "The Yiddish Policemen's Union" and "Telegraph Hill", he writes... Read morePublished 2 months ago by dfsinjt
I was pleasantly surprised! A book about a man writing a book turned out to be a book to write home about!Published 2 months ago by Philomena Kanouse
Great writer. I now buy all his books, but this one was the first I read.Published 3 months ago by Kathleen Adams
Loved this book. He is a masterful literate writer. I would describe the book as a dark comedy. I laughed out loud and I felt sad for the characters. Read morePublished 3 months ago by Ondine