"Did you think you had outgrown surprise? Matthew Sharpe’s hilarious new novel is guaranteed to keep you off kilter in our terrible new world where Nothing is Terrible."
"Fans of Steven Millhauser and Jonathan Ames will find a kindred spirit in Matthew Sharpe. His sly wit and capacity for literary invention are fully realized by a voice that is distinguished, warm, and inviting. Each page of Nothing is Terrible offers its own treasure and–the hallmark of a truly fine novel–the whole is greater than the sum of its parts."