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"Klein's second existential novel is as thought-provoking asThe History of Now(2009), with a heavier dose of sharp, witty humor. Klein is a master of relevant social commentary, and his background as a writer of both mysteries and philosophy is clearly evident, resulting in an exceptional story sprinkled with philosophical overtones and rounded out with the perfect amount of symbolism and allegory." --Booklist, Starred Review

Klein creates a tightly plotted comedic tale with a genuine emotional center and a sharp satirical wit. He lambastes in equal measure the politically correct pieties of academia and the hyper-trend-conscious attitudes of New York hipsters. Beneath the scabrous humor there is a genuine love for all humanity. The title is a big clue. In the end, the title says it all. The pursuit of happiness involves to some degree the ability to not take things seriously.Nothing Seriousis a short sweet novel, equal parts intellect and comedy-perfect to read on vacation or as a palate-cleanser for more heavy handed fare." --NY Journal of Books

Klein creates a tightly plotted comedic tale with a genuine emotional center and a sharp satirical wit. He lambastes in equal measure the politically correct pieties of academia and the hyper-trend-conscious attitudes of New York hipsters. Beneath the scabrous humor there is a genuine love for all humanity. The title is a big clue. In the end, the title says it all. The pursuit of happiness involves to some degree the ability to not take things seriously.Nothing Seriousis a short sweet novel, equal parts intellect and comedy-perfect to read on vacation or as a palate-cleanser for more heavy handed fare." --NY Journal of Books
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