A startlingly original voice announces itself in these award-winning stories. College students, recent graduates and their parents work at Denny's, volunteer at a library in suburban Florida, attend satanic ska/punk concerts, eat Chinese food with the homeless and visit the same Japanese restaurant in Manhattan thrice in two sleepless days, all while yearning for love, a better kind of love, or something better than love, things which - much like the Loch Ness monster - they know probably do not exist but are rumored to exist and therefore 'good enough'.
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - werdfert - LibraryThing
dear tao, i read this whole book while holding my breath. i wanted to close my eyes as well to keep everything inside me, but i couldn't keep reading that way. i stayed in bed. i climbed onto the roof. i exhaled. it was marvelous and unusual and i couldn't believe it. i believed it. Read full review
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - kontam - LibraryThing
A funny witty and true collection of stories. I was intrigued by about the first half of the stories but as I neared the end the last 3 stories really made the book for me, they were laugh out loud ... Read full review
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