• "All are spicy, clever dispatches from the frontier between macho and camp"

    Freddy Hamilton, Telegraph
  • "Casts a gleefully amoral eye at the world around him... You couldn't, as the man says, make it up"

    Sean O'Hagan, Observer
  • "Comically rueful and tragically bloodshot"

    The Times
  • "An immensely skilful writer. He has a sober, searching intelligence and he examines Hollywood and the prairie states with an unflinching candour and a rare strain of melancholy"

    Daily Telegraph
  • "Like a noxious Douglas Coupland, Palahniuk charts new-felt and totally contemporary categories of despair"

    Ali Smith, Guardian