IMPAC Dublin Literary Award WINNER 2002
International IMPAC Dublin Literary Award WINNER 2002
"An original work of art–ironic, intelligent and as airtight and elegant as a geometry proof."
–The New York Times Magazine
"[A] brilliant novel of ideas… [A] riveting novel by a deft, observant writer."
–The Wall Street Journal
"Fearless, vivid and astringently honest…surprisingly funny… [C]an permanently change how we view things that happened in our own lives. Not many novels can do that."
–Los Angeles Times