An Underachiever’s Diary

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The Dial Press | Jul 28, 2009 | ISBN 9781588369673

  • Paperback$13.00

    Dial Press Trade Paperback | Jul 28, 2009 | 160 Pages | 5 x 7-1/2 | ISBN 9780385343046

  • Ebook$9.99

    The Dial Press | Jul 28, 2009 | ISBN 9781588369673


“Recalls Frederick Exley’s masterpiece of the genre, A Fan’s Notes.” —New York Times Book Review

“I would be proud of myself if I ever underachieved so brilliantly.” —Ann Beattie

"The book’s veils of irony are light enough to charm even the coolest reader, and its emotional details, particularly those of William’s bond with his faultless brother, ring true."—The New Yorker

"Fantastic…A fun, funny book."—Detroit Free Press

“Very funny . . . A masterpiece of controlled failure in which the narrator fails to deliver on every front.” —New York Post

“From the first paragraph, Benjamin Anastas has got you.” —Thomas Mallon

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