What if you took two of the most beautiful minds known to man, sat them down in a room together, told them to talk about your favorite topic (language & writing), recorded the whole thing, and then turned it into a book. Basically, that is exactly what has happened in Quack This Way. I have had the distinct pleasure of reading several of Garner’s books and seeing him present in person. I have read just about everything David Foster Wallace ever wrote. The very idea of this book made me ecstatic with hope and excitement. I was not disappointed. Continue reading →
I read this intelligent, suspenseful, and captivating novel a few months ago, and have been trying to figure out how to review it, and do it justice, ever since. I’m still not sure. I loved it, but it was almost, and I can’t believe I’m even saying this, but it really was almost too smart. Too clean. Too perfect. Without reservation, I would recommend it highly to anyone. But it’s intimidating.