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Review: Beg, Borrow, Steal: A Writer's Life

User Review  - Anita Kelley Harris - Goodreads

From the title of this book. I thought it was full of essays about a starving writer doing whatever he had to do to survive. Rather, it is a collection of rather random essays, about everything from ... Read full review

Review: Beg, Borrow, Steal: A Writer's Life

User Review  - Jim Elkins - Goodreads

The book is astonishing. It makes Tyra, Oprah, and the others look profound. Greenberg is like a mayfly, hovering over the surface of the water, dipping down for tiny sips. He likes to quote Philip ... Read full review

Review: Beg, Borrow, Steal: A Writer's Life

User Review  - Tracy Smith - Goodreads

Interesting vignettes. Quick read. Read full review

Review: Beg, Borrow, Steal: A Writer's Life

User Review  - Antonia Crane - Goodreads

Greenberg's book has some terrific moments and they're not the moments I expected remember, the sordid times he reflected on as a struggling writer moving black market cosmetics under a bridge-which ... Read full review

Review: Beg, Borrow, Steal: A Writer's Life

User Review  - Jodi Harrington - Goodreads

I wanted to like this book. It was assigned for a writing workshop and the title seemed promising. The title is where the promise ends. Each chapter was basically a sketch of a time, a place or a ... Read full review

Review: Beg, Borrow, Steal: A Writer's Life

User Review  - Katie - Goodreads

I read a proof I picked up at a book show, so I can't say for sure if it's identical to the finished product. Other Press' booth was right next to my (now former) employer's, and I saw the author ... Read full review

Review: Beg, Borrow, Steal: A Writer's Life

User Review  - Tony Viardo - Goodreads

The writing is such a pleasure to read, Michael Greenberg can be writing about making a peanut butter and jelly sandwich and it would be both entertaining and fascinating. It's what he does so well ... Read full review

Review: Beg, Borrow, Steal: A Writer's Life

User Review  - Zoe Kipping - Goodreads

Michael Greenberg's memoir reads like a series of connected stories about the alternately colorful and grim working class conditions of being a struggling artist in New York City. His prose is ... Read full review

Review: Beg, Borrow, Steal: A Writer's Life

User Review  - Brenda - Goodreads

Very short, pithy essays, almost anecdotes, on writing and writers. Loved it. Read full review

Review: Beg, Borrow, Steal: A Writer's Life

User Review  - Elizabeth - Goodreads

I enjoyed whipping through these slices of the NYC I used to know - and his immigrant Jewish lower-east-side family mini-histories. There are some repeats from his memoir and at times I even feel ... Read full review


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