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Elinor Lipman

3.55 of 5 Votes: 3
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The View from Penthouse B (2013)
3.52 of 5 Votes: 5
review 1: I am just less than half done with the book and giving up. It is not holding my attention and I find myself getting angry at the characters. The plot is very contrived. Seems like a bad sitcom with a lot of yelling and angst. I took it out of the library after finishing and e...
The Family Man (2009)
3.49 of 5 Votes: 1
review 1: Another enjoyable Lipman offering! This one is almost pure pleasure because I never felt that "my people" were in danger of any kind of emotional pain, so even Lipman's trademark annoying/selfish/mean characters didn't worry me much. The book really didn't have a climax or much t...
I Can't Complain: (All Too) Personal Essays (2013)
3.7 of 5 Votes: 3
review 1: I was searching for a book to listen to while walking in the mornings and could not have made a better selection. Ms. Lipman herself narrates, which makes her (All Too) personal essays even more so. I have enjoyed her fiction and found it to be so rooted in truth as to sometimes ...
The Family Man. Elinor Lipman (2010)
3.49 of 5 Votes: 4
review 1: Reading this novel was such a bizarre experience. Because there was no plot, really. I mean, there was, but I couldn't really figure out the book's point. A lawyer who is gay reconnects with the adult daughter of his ex-wife. The daughter is an struggling actress who has been...
I Cant Compain All Too Personal Essays by Elinor Lipman (2013)
3.7 of 5 Votes: 1
review 1: I've never heard of Elinor Lipman. I happened to be browsing through the Popular Library section at the L.A. Central Library and this caught my eye. Well, Lipman is a wonderful essayist. Her pen is quick and light. Her essays are intelligent and humorous. This is a great int...
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