• "Flagg says as much about the human condition through observant comedy as others do through polemic"

    Scotland on Sunday
  • "Poignant and funny, this novel cuts to the heart of small-town America"

    Mail on Sunday
  • "Unarguably a wonderful story-teller"

    The Times
  • "[A] big, juicy middle-American apple pie of a book, sometimes tart but mostly sweet"

    Los Angeles Times
  • "Good news for fans of Fried Green Tomatoes... The action does not let up for a minute"

    New York Times Book Review