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To Be Honest by Michael Leviton

To Be Honest

Michael Leviton

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Imprint: Abrams Press
Publisher: Abrams
Publication date: 9 Jun 2020
ISBN: 9781419743054
3 stars out of 5
Victoria Segal
14 Jun 2020

"This memoir by an author who always told the truth has echoes of David Sedaris"

Leviton’s writing shares space with David Sedaris, hilariously aware of other people’s failings yet eager to drag his unsavoury traits into the light and offer them up for the reader’s appalled delectation. As Leviton’s dad would probably point out, there are flaws — the indie-film romance with Eve becomes repetitive, and it would be fascinating to hear more from his younger siblings. Yet, like its author, To Be Honest is an open book, exposing not only one man’s personal struggle with the truth, but also the millions of little social contracts that bounce and stream between us every second.