"This is pointed minimalist story telling - less is indefinitely more - of the sad lives of many middle class citizens. It is easy to speed through this and shrug, but if you slow down you will find subtle but important connections. The sort of b..."
"The New Yorker called this some of the first millennial literature. The style might seem bland at first, but if you stick with it, you see it is Frances telling the story, and that's her voice. The story is frustrating as the characters repeat t..."