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I really enjoyed this book. Days after finishing it, it still haunts me. It's about a middle aged alcoholic divorced guy who works at Staples, and a friendship he strikes up with a... Read morePublished 8 months ago by M. Valosen
I really enjoy Coupland's books, and this one represents a prime return to form. It's clever, witty, meandering, a bit clinical and cool - everything I like about his work. Read morePublished 9 months ago by Pop Bop
I’ve been hoping for a book like this. This is the kind of book I read for, as if I am fishing. Fishing for what, you ask? I’m not sure, but I know it when I see it and this is it. Read morePublished 14 months ago by John H. Matthews
I like his books. This is not earth shaking but a nice story , a good read, interesting and funny, great insight to those broken or hurting, which is most of us in the this... Read morePublished 17 months ago by Dennis S. Dickson
Coupland's work 'The Gum Thief' is an absolute must read for those familiar to Coupland's work. Why must you be familiar with Coupland's work to truly appreciate this novel? Read morePublished on May 22, 2014 by jack
Im surprised some crazy has not blown this guy off the freeway after an initial friendly light blink to let him know an approaching auto is being driven by a driver undergoing some... Read morePublished on January 20, 2013 by leecar
Weeeeew. Fantastic book. It isn't non-stop funny\quirky like J-pod or Microsurfs, it's a bit more on the real side, but very good.Published on December 27, 2012 by Amazon Customer
This is probably my favorite Copeland novel of all that I have read. A true fan of Copeland will understand his sarcastic prose with relation to popular culture. Read morePublished on November 15, 2012 by DJS
It started out quite strong (or at least interesting) and it was readable and fairly entertaining, but ultimately it was like most of Coupland's books: fairly shallow with... Read morePublished on June 21, 2012 by WilloWill