AWP Award Series in the Novel Thrust into the bizarre labyrinth of DC society, John MacManus struggles to rescue a bankrupt nonprofit while starting a family. Wackiness ensues. a...hilarious, page-turning prose....An absurd, funny first novel, similar to DeLilloas White Noise, or a less nightmarish version of Kafka.a a Diego BAiez, Booklist aSatire with a bite that leaves a mark, deftly accomplished fiction about the world of money and art, book lovers and writers, philanthropists and misanthropes. Once word about this entertaining new novel gets around Washington, heall never eat lunch in that town again.a aAlan Cheuse, author and book critic for NPRas All Things Considered q...dry, bleak wit, unrelenting and consistently funny...the novel never loses its nuanced, dark and funny tone, all of which is tempered by a small kernel of warmth, love, and buried optimism at the core of the story.a aCharles Yu, How to Live Safely in a Science Fictional UniverseaIt can be terrible getting around this city. I hope ... He seems to be frustrated, and then he calls out, aCindy, a feebly. aCindy? ... I want her to show me that video I was watching.a You get up ... aWe can make it bigger, Mr. Albert, a she assures him .
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