Has anybody read this? I know it's a couple of years old now, but I finished it a week or so ago and was just telling a friend about it. Probably the best book yet on the new age "after" the recession. It has some hilarious moments too. Good stuff. If you haven't read it and like Hornby, Eggers ,etc you should check it out.
jess walter is the man.
i think i saw him read once (who knows, now, ive seen around a hundred readings)
I read it last year and really enjoyed it. I think it came out just after the housing bubble popped... very well-timed indeed.
Reading "The Zero" right now. Pretty good.