Need more info? No problem, I wrote about Jonny and his first novel for this week's Free Times. Or you can read Richard Russo's review.
Still not enough? Oh alrighty then. Here are two short excerpts I liked, perhaps because I have entirely too much experience with the respective subject matters:
Dear American Airlines, since when did you start canceling flights in midair? The plane from New York to Chicago was one of those "streamlined" contraptions roughly the size and shape of an econo-model dildo.
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The morning might have felt cleansing had I ever ceased drinking, but I hadn't, and when the sunlight hit me on the sidewalk it felt like falling glass shards.