Named a best book of the year by the australian book review, the A.V. Club, book riot, Buzzfeed, Entropy, NPR, and the milwaukee Journal Sentinel

  • Australian Book Review 2017 Books of the Year
  • A.V. Club 24 Favorite Books of 2017
  • Book Riot Best Genre-Bending Nonfiction of 2017
  • Buzzfeed The Year's Best Books
  • Entropy Best Nonfiction Books of 2017
  • Indiebound Indie Next Pick
  • Milwaukee Journal Sentinel Best Books of 2017
  • NPR Best Books of 2017

300 Arguments shook me.” (John Jeremiah Sullivan)… “Almost mathematical in its precision.” (San Francisco Chronicle)… “I wanted to gift it to everyone I know, read it aloud to strangers on the bus, and transcribe it by hand in its entirety like a holy text.” (Portland Mercury)… “A great, great, great book. If Springsteen wrote this, we'd be screaming about it.” (Penn Jillette)… “Manguso wrenches the aphorism out of the grasp of Great Men.” (Literary Hub)… So good that I keep throwing it across the room and going to pick it up again.” (Entropy)… “The best example of this genre I’ve experienced since reading Nietzsche in college.” (3:AM)