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Review: Fair Shares for All: A Memoir of Family and Food

User Review  - Estott - Goodreads

This originated as a long magazine article- it was very good but the expansion didn't help. The early chapters about his childhood and family are the best part. Read full review

Review: Fair Shares for All: A Memoir of Family and Food

User Review  - John - Goodreads

It says something about a book when what you liked most of all about it was a sentence on the first page. This reads in its entirety: "At this news, I excitedly emitted, through a mouth stuffed with ... Read full review

Review: Fair Shares for All: A Memoir of Family and Food

User Review  - Sara Pauff - Goodreads

Here's what I gathered from this book: Growing up, John Haney ate a lot of food and also probably swallowed a thesaurus and too much James Joyce. Original, visceral descriptions -- particularly of ... Read full review

Review: Fair Shares for All: A Memoir of Family and Food

User Review  - JulieK - Goodreads

Kind of aimless, and the last third of the book felt more like a therapy session than a memoir. Read full review

Review: Fair Shares for All: A Memoir of Family and Food

User Review  - Alyce - Goodreads

Haney's vocabulary is to be commended, but reading the dictionary would be equally amusing. It was all over for me when he described his father's furniture as "inanimate entrails". He should have listened to his sister when she said "dispense with the peripherals and the tangents". Read full review


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