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I never thought I'd read a book by Harvey Pekar that I wouldn't enjoy. But this one did it.
First of all, I couldn't figure out how or why Pekar would pen a biography... Read more
"I was raised as a dog," Michael begins. He proceeds to give an account of his life in a Book-of-the-Dead/Judgment Day style, except that he is the judge, and in his judgment he... Read morePublished on July 24, 2011 by Midsummer
Some of Pekar's books I have started and really wanted to continue. I find some of his work to be a treat. Read morePublished on June 5, 2007 by A Reader from Chicago
This should have been titled "Loser" to go with Pekar's autobiographical "Quitter." One wonders why Pekar was interested in the project, perhaps seeing it paralleling his own... Read morePublished on November 30, 2006 by Beverly Seaton
The story was good, I thought. Harvey tells it great, like all of his stories. It is funny, sad, and even inspiring, to me anyway.Published on June 29, 2006 by AJL
Harvey Pekar captures a character so disturbing I'm glad I never met the guy in person. As for Pekar himself, the man should be recognized as one of the great American writers of... Read morePublished on May 14, 2006 by Jordan Hofer
A friend suggested I read this book, and it is the first I've heard of Harvey Pekar (I know, I live under a rock). Read morePublished on April 25, 2006 by L. Lewis