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  • My Fair Lazy

  • By: Jen Lancaster
  • Narrated by: Jamie Heinlein
  • Length: 9 hrs and 15 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 179
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 112
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 112

Readers and listeners have followed Jen Lancaster through job loss, sucky city living, weight loss attempts, and 1980s nostalgia. Now Jen chronicles her efforts to achieve cultural enlightenment, with some hilarious missteps and genuine moments of inspiration along the way. And she does so by any means necessary: reading canonical literature, viewing classic films, attending the opera, researching artisan cheeses, and even enrolling in etiquette classes to improve her social graces.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • hilarious

  • By Yolanda Stiger on 02-19-11

Not the best of her work.

Overall
3 out of 5 stars
Performance
3 out of 5 stars
Story
3 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 08-03-15

Not read by the author. A bit pompous. I'm usually a big fan, but I don't care a much for this one.

  • Fraud

  • By: David Rakoff
  • Narrated by: David Rakoff
  • Length: 4 hrs
  • Abridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 525
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 277
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 277

The wry and the heartfelt join in David Rakoff's prose to resurrect that most neglected of literary virtues: wit. As he finds himself in all the far-flung hinterlands of our culture, this fish out of water winds up satirizing himself more than his subject matter, to hilarious effect.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • OMG Laugh Out Loud

  • By Suzn F on 08-16-12

Miss him

Overall
5 out of 5 stars
Performance
5 out of 5 stars
Story
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 07-09-15

This book makes me miss him even more. He had a way with words that was simply elegant.

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