If you are an old Trillin fan (as I am) you'll enjoy this.
If you are not, especially if you are not old enough to remember Tom Delay, Rodney King and George H.W. Bush you will do better with other books he's written. The material goes back 40 years (mostly in the later half of that period but still not recent).
I would rate the following Trillin books 5 stars: - American Stories - All About Alice - Messages from my Father: A Memoir - Tummy Trilogy (if you want to read Trillin's writing about food