"Off Keck Road should not be read in public places, against the certainty of tears… Continually moving in a wry, Chekhovian way."
–The Atlantic Monthly
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"Showcases the gifts of emotional sympathy and psychological observation that Ms. Simpson used to such enormous effect in Anywhere But Here. In fewer than 200 pages it gives us the shape and texture of two entire lives."
–The New York Times