“Greenberg’s characters and the crises they go through are enigmatic and unique.”—Booklist, October 2003
“If you enjoy reading quiet, contemplative pieces that take an intimate look at another person’s everyday life, you’re in for a treat.”—Christina Cann, Pitt News, October 7, 2003
"When Emily Dickinson exhorted us to ‘tell it slant,’ she couldn’t have imagined angles of perception as oblique and corked as those in Suzanne Greenberg’s hilarious and heart-breaking collection. . . . A confident, strong, and utterly unique writer."—Michael Collier
"In this original and stunning collection, Suzanne Greenberg writes about people who have been blindsided by life and are straining to understand how they have landed in places they don’t seem to belong. . . . A harrowing tightrope of humor and pathos."
[Greenberg] might be best described as a visual eavesdropper who uses her imagination to describe and inhabit her characters’ lives. . . . Her attention to detail is mirrored by her ability to find stories in ordinary situations.”—Rege Behe, Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, Nov. 1, 2003
“The remarkable and heartening debut of a major new voice in [fiction]. —Cornel Bonca, Orange County Weekly, 1/23/04
“Poignant and yet occasionally comical. . . .her stories are a juxtaposition of the melancholy and the mundane, with a little of the absurd thrown in.” —Paula Chaffee Scardamalia, ForeWord Magazine, Spring Announcements 2004
“A brilliantly meandering literary landscape populated by characters grappling with a sudden sense of disassociation with things as intimate as their homes, spouses, and children.”—Chad Greene, U-Pasadena Star News 4/20/04