He had one decent book, which came across as a creative writing excercise with a thesauraus. Entertaining, but not a masterwork. His success has more to do with family connections and PR than talent. He's not untalented, just really not what he is cracked up to be. The real Jewish American writing talent of his generation is Gary Shteyngart.
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