Tuesday, August 01, 2017

Tom Perrotta's six favorite funny books

Tom Perrotta's new comic novel is Mrs. Fletcher. One of his six favorite funny books, as shared at The Week magazine:
Priestdaddy by Patricia Lockwood

Patricia Lockwood didn't just have a Catholic childhood; her father is an actual priest (he converted after starting a family), an eccentric who lounges around the house in his underwear and plays electric guitar when he's not administering the sacraments. Lockwood's a strikingly original stylist, combining a David Sedaris–like sense of humor with a poet's flair for imagery.
Read about another entry on the list.

--Marshal Zeringue