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www.3rsblog.com/2014/02/book-talk-one-more-thing-by-bj-novak.html

One More Thing: Stories and Other Stories - B.J. Novak
Many of One More Thing's short stories are very short--several run only a few lines--and even the longest barely reach twenty pages. However, word count has little to do with what makes them work.
Novaks' writing is intelligent but doesn't feel like it's trying too hard to be clever, and I was struck by a touch of sweetness mixed into the funny--there's a sense of compassion toward its subjects that gives the funny lines unexpected depth