Publish date: September 1st 2009
Publisher: Random House Canada
Pages no: 320
Edition language: English
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What a fantastic read this was. Funny, this book reminded me of Chuck Pahalniuk's "Haunted" because it had the same format (stories within the story). Comparing the two... Coupland far surpassed that of Pahalniuk. I probably feel a connection to the book because it brought up many ideas and thoughts...
I haven't read Coupland in almost a year so I forgot how delightfully weird his books are. But they are strange in way that is completely normal to the Couplandverse. Very interesting theme of the importance of storytelling and our need for stories as human beings.
I love Douglas Coupland. I think his books are amazing and they have yet to disappoint. [b:Generation A|6093864|Generation A|Douglas Coupland|http://d.gr-assets.com/books/1320492748s/6093864.jpg|6270883] is about a dwindling population. It follows the lives of five young adults who were all stung by...
given to me by joão as a belated birthday giftDouglas Coupland is one of my favourite authors. His books are witty, nerdy, smart, funny and all-around awesome. I love them. This is his latest release, which mirrors the writing style of Generation X, which I have yet to read.Set in a near-future wher...
It's like drug addiction. I keep looking for that original high I experienced with Douglas Coupland back in Generation X and Microserfs, but he keeps right on not giving it to me. Great serve, no follow-through.[ full review ]