Comparable to: Many reviewers compare Erika Krouse to Lorrie Moore.
Representative quote: "Shiny clothes help. Men are like crows --- they like to pick up bright things, take them back to their nests, and poke at them with their beaks."
You might not like it if: You need more sugar for the bitterness to go down. Krouse offers a fair amount of spice, but very little sweetness.
How to get it: Used bookseller or library.
[Originally posted 5/9/11.]