Interesting enough that I wasn't totally disappointed but there wasn't a lot of laugh out loud dialouge. I thought the most genuine and funny part was about the authors childhood. I wish there was a bit more of it.
It seems a bit mean-spiritred at times.
Sedaris did a fantastic job reading. It gave the text more authenticity.
This isn't the type of book that would lend itself to a movie.
I listened to it while I wrapped Christmas gifts. It was a present to myself and a relatively light "read".
I was drawn to this book because I love the 1930's and I especially love Manhattan in the 1930's. If Towles was to write another book in which the time period/locale was the same I would read it.
I'd recommend it to certain people.
The narrator did a wonderful job bringing the characters to life.
The dialouge was snappy and smart; sometimes too much so. It sounded just a smidge unrealistic.
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