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Publisher's Summary

Archer is a semi-celebrated novelist and sex-toy heir. His best friend, John, is as earnest as Archer is feckless. John's girlfriend, Sara, envies Archer's writing career. And Sara's roommate, Lucas, wishes he'd never lost his girlfriend to the man. Money, friendship, and resentment unspool in the conversations we have as we're coming of age and coming to grips.

Dylan Hicks is a writer and musician. His first novel, Boarded Windows, was published in 2012, along with a companion album of original songs, Dylan Hicks Sings Bolling Greene. His journalism has appeared in the Village Voice, The New York Times, The Guardian, The Star Tribune, and elsewhere. He lives in Minneapolis with his wife, Nina Hale, and their son, Jackson.

Praise for Dylan Hicks:

"Hicks is a terrific writer who can craft a simile with the best of them." - Kirkus Reviews

"The joy in Hicks' debut arises less from plot than from the writing itself: nuanced, ingenious, perceptive, funny." - The Star Tribune

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Awesome narration from Christina Traister. I love all her books. Dylan Hicks gives us a smart, entertaining comic novel with a high repeat value. Funny!

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Loved the characters

Really great narration. Glad Traister did this. I've always liked her work. Wouldn't mind hearing more from this author too.

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Funny and Smoothly Excecuted

No complaints here. Good narration and smooth production. Would love to see a sequel to this. Memorable characters.

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Loved this

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Dylan Hicks is awesome. Don't miss this one. Entertaining and different. Audiobooks are getting better.

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Dylan Hicks is great!

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This is an awesome, funny, well-written book with great narration. I'd say if you like the movies of whit stillman you'd love this.

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Awesome

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Totally amazing and really fun to listen to. Get this and you will not be sorry. I wasn't. Fun!

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Super fucking cool and funny

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Dylan Hicks is great, and the narrator Christinia Traister is amazing. Felt very much like a movie. Maybe something from the 90s.

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Fun Fun Fun

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Something about this feels so 90s. Love the way the narrator brought so many characters to life.

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Reminds Me Of Whit Stillman. Hilarious and witty

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This book is very funny and the narrator Christinia Traister does a great job with the heady material. This could be a movie.

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Thoroughly enjoyed this!

What does Christina Traister bring to the story that you wouldn’t experience if you just read the book?

The narrator did a great job with the various characters.

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A very relatable story. I'd be interested to hear more for Dylan Hicks.