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Publishers Weekly hailed Dispatch as one of its best books of Summer 2012, saying
Stein possesses a comic’s honesty and sense of timing, simultaneously enchanting and dark, yet never cynical. She’s already published a wonderful debut novel this year, but I think she’s arguably an even better poet.
Vol. 1 Brooklyn raves:
A book as deeply sad as it is perceptively playful, Stein recreates her life, one full of unbounded wisdom and imagination weaving a tapestry of myths, memory, history, and pop culture, that new sort of collective memory we all share.
And Gary Shteyngart has this to say about The Fallback Plan: