Fiction Digest


From The Atlanta Journal and Constitution (June 30, 1991)

Douglas Coupland's first novel is a succinct and groundbreaking portrait of that increasingly spotlighted, embittered group born between 1961 and 1971. Sometimes it is called the lost generation; sometimes the baby busters. Whatever the nickname, it is a post-'80s generation of young adults who think they have been handed not just an empty platter but a platter devoid of possibilities and who resent the baby boomers who already took all the good stuff - the good jobs, the good real estate, the good luck