We are the first generation raised without God. We are creatures with strong religious impulses, yet they have nowhere to flow in this world of malls and TV, Kraft dinners and jets. How do we cope with loneliness? Anxiety? The collapse of relationships?
How do we reach the quiet, safe layer of our lives? In this compellingly innovative collection of stories, bestselling author Douglas Coupland responds to these themes. Cutting through the hype of modern living to find a rare grace amid our lives, he uncovers a new kind of truth for a culture stuck on fast-forward. A culture seemingly beyond God....Continua
the title makes it seem oh-so thought provoking but it isn't really. Maybe there's a very piognant message behind all the seemingly random bitty anecdotes the main character tells; if so, I've missed it.
I can't say this is my favourite Douglas Coupland book. I liked it because it was nice and light so I could carry it places it in my bag. Also the text was big, and there are illustrations (albeit of the non-mind-blowing variety), so people on the bus think I'm a really fast reader....Continua