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Less (Winner of the Pulitzer Prize): A Novel by [Andrew Sean Greer]
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Treat yourself to this book. I missed subway stops. I doubled over in laughter. I experienced more pure reading pleasure than I had in ages. It is hilarious, and wise, and abundantly fun.-- "Adam Haslett, author of Imagine Me Gone"

Less is perhaps Greer's finest yet.... A comic yet moving picture of an American abroad.... Less is a wondrous achievement, deserving an even larger audience than Greer's bestselling The Confessions of Max Tivoli.-- "Booklist, starred review"

I adore this book. It's funny, piquant, bittersweet and so achingly observant about the vanity of writers that it made me squirm in recognition. I'll probably read it again very soon.-- "Armistead Maupin, author of Tales of the City"

Marvelously, unexpectedly, endearingly funny. A love story focused on the erroneous belief that the second half of life will pale in comparison to the first. Guess what? It won't!-- "Gary Shteyngart, author of Super Sad Love Story"

A fast and rocketing read with everything I want from a story--moments of high humor, moments of genuine wisdom, sharp insights and gorgeous images. A wonderful, wonderful book!-- "Karen Joy Fowler, author of We Are All Completely Beside Ourselves"

The most deftly funny romantic comedy I've read in years. If you have a sentimental bone in your body (I have 206), the ending will make you sob little tears of joy.-- "Nell Zink, author of Mislaid and Nicotine"

Greer's evocations of the places Arthur visits offer zesty travelogue pleasures-- "Seattle Times"

Dressed in his trademark blue suit, Less adorably butchers the German language, nearly falls in love in Paris, celebrates his birthday in the desert and, somewhere along the way, discovers something new and fragile about the passing of time, about the coming and going of love, and what it means to be the fool of your own narrative. It's nothing less than wonderful.-- "Book Page"

Greer's novel is philosophical, poignant, funny and wise, filled with unexpected turns....Although Greer is gifted and subtle in comic moments, he's just as adept at ruminating on the deeper stuff. His protagonist grapples with aging, loneliness, creativity, grief, self-pity and more.-- "San Francisco Chronicle"

Greer is an exceptionally lovely writer, capable of mingling humor with sharp poignancy.... Brilliantly funny.... Greer's narration, so elegantly laced with wit, cradles the story of a man who loses everything: his lover, his suitcase, his beard, his dignity.-- "Ron Charles, Washington Post" --This text refers to an alternate kindle_edition edition.

About the Author

Andrew Sean Greer is the author of several works of fiction, including The Confessions of Max Tivoli, which was named a best book of 2004 by the San Francisco Chronicle and the Chicago Tribune. He is the recipient of the Northern California Book Award, the California Book Award, the New York Public Library Young Lions Award, the O Henry Award for short fiction, and fellowships from the National Endowment for the Arts and the New York Public Library.



Robert Petkoff is an actor and audiobook narrator who has won a prestigious Audie Award and multiple AudioFile Earphones Awards. He has appeared on Chappelle's Show, Law & Order, and Quantum Leap. His Broadway credits include Sir Robin in Spamalot, Perchik in Fiddler on the Roof, and Tateh in Ragtime.

--This text refers to an alternate kindle_edition edition.

Product details

  • File size : 4529 KB
  • Publication date : July 18, 2017
  • Print length : 273 pages
  • Word Wise : Enabled
  • Publisher : Lee Boudreaux Books; 1st edition (July 18, 2017)
  • ASIN : B01MSICPW3
  • Text-to-Speech : Enabled
  • Enhanced typesetting : Enabled
  • Screen Reader : Supported
  • X-Ray : Enabled
  • Language: : English
  • Lending : Not Enabled
  • Customer Reviews:
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Lola
2.0 out of 5 stars EXTREMELY DISAPPOINTING (for a Pulitzer-winner)!
Reviewed in the United Kingdom on August 28, 2018
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2.0 out of 5 stars Tedious
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5.0 out of 5 stars Wonderful
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1.0 out of 5 stars A pulitzer prize winner?????
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5.0 out of 5 stars Extremely funny and insightful book
Reviewed in the United Kingdom on September 17, 2018
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