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  • Winsome, bittersweet ... Wise and heartbreaking. Backman's slim novella celebrates the joy of connecting even in the midst of letting go

    People Magazine
  • A novella to be savoured and reread about a boy, his dad and his grandpa as they learn to say goodbye. It's a little book with a big message

    San Francisco Chronicle
  • I read this beautifully imagined and moving novella in one sitting, utterly wowed, wanting to share it with everyone I know

    Lisa Genova, New York Times bestselling author of Still Alice
  • Beautiful, dreamlike, heartbreaking, and heartwarming. Bring tissues. Bring all the tissues
  • The saddest, sweetest book ever ... It is heartbreakingly sad, but also beautiful and uplifting in the end

    LaSalle News Tribune

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