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Great reviews on the New York Times. There’s Dave Barry and there’s John Grisham. An excerpt from the Dave Barry review: 

May 28, 2010 07:00:00 AM | Article | Campaign India Team

Great reviews on the New York Times. There’s Dave Barry and there’s John Grisham. An excerpt from the Dave Barry review: 

First of all, “I’ll Mature When I’m Dead” isn’t a quickie: there are 18 humor pieces here, and all but the one about the colonoscopy are new. Second, this isn’t a book to take on vacation; it is a vacation. Simply consider that the entire “Twilight” series seems to have been written for the express purpose of giving Mr. Barry the chance to make fun of lousy writing. 
 
“With a feeling of ominous foreboding based on the cliffhanger ending of the last book,” Mr. Barry begins “Fangs of Endearment,” a wall-to-wall riotous parody. Adopting the voice of the series’s dimwitted, verbally maladroit heroine, Mr. Barry comes up with little marvels like “I wondered who it could be and decided to find out by opening the door…”