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Who Is Rich?

by Matthew Klam

Who Is Rich? by Matthew Klam
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    Jul 2017, 336 pages

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A provocative satire of love, sex, money, and politics.

Who is Rich? For one thing, he's a self-absorbed, middle-aged, mediocre white twit. Worse, he's an unreliable narrator. But then again, as he reminds us, there's no such thing as a reliable narrator anyway. The odds are certainly stacked against Rich as we dive into this captivating novel. Quite frankly, at first, I was convinced I was going to finish this story hating the spineless cretin. But here's the reason why you should read it: I didn't hate him — and you won't either.

It is a testament to Matthew Klam's biting writing that Who is Rich? is so absorbing and that the reader develops a soupçon of sympathy for its wayward protagonist. Once an indie superstar, Rich now has his best days as a comic artist squarely in the rearview mirror. "I'd been so full of promise, so amazed to have graduated from the backwater of fanzines and ...

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