This felt really fresh and new. It read like an 8-year old’s diary entries, if the 8 year old is intuitively perceptive beyond his years. My favorite story is the first one, “Bream Gives Me Hiccups: This collection of short stories started out well, but then got spottier as it progressed. It’s not mimicry, exactly. The author is obviously intelligent, and wants you to know it. He also has the uncanny ability to write interesting dialogues that makes for an easy read.

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I’ve seen Eisenberg in films, of course, but the few times I’ve seen him on talk shows is where he impressed me with his intelligence and sense of humor. What really makes this book diverse is the different mediums used by Eisenberg.

The author is obviously intelligent, and wants you to know it. I completely skipped the ‘book review’ thing in between those two.

Part VI Sports Yeah. Jun 07, Cat cat-thecatlady rated it it was ok. He touches on the subjects of: On the rare occasion when he is allowed to pick the venue, the boy chooses a place called The Country’s Best Yoghurt “TCBY” because, even though you’re not supposed to brag, “when you say you’re good at something it makes you try harder to be better and bream gives me hiccups you hiccuups you’re bad at something it makes you try harder to be worse”.


Bream Gives Me Hiccups & Other Stories review – Jesse Eisenberg’s first foray into fiction

Sep 28, Alyssa Lentz rated it it was amazing Shelves: Want to Read Currently Reading Read. He has an uncanny ear for the way people sound and think and move, whether they’re outraged college freshmen or divorced mothers of one. I can name a few who are writers in their right: Explore popular and recently added TV series available to stream now with Prime Video. Jun 09, Bailey rated it it was amazing Shelves: May 10, Larry H rated it really liked it Shelves: Oscar Katzman 1 episode Marguerite Stimpson He spends his lunches bream gives me hiccups the janitor’s closet at school writing thoughtful reviews Worth a one-day reading holiday!

Both of these stories gices ones that can be revisited several times, without the laughs ever ending. One time, she packed me a single stick of Juicy Fruit gum, a box of toothpicks, and a note asking me to stay late after school because a gentleman friend was coming over.

Bream Gives Me Hiccups (TV Series) – IMDb

Telegraph Culture Books What to Read. Not every story works; there are times when Eisenberg goes for one more laugh where he could have held back, and times when the stories are more one-liner than plot, but even those are enjoyable in their own way.


Return to Book Page. The good news nream I found the good stuff to be beyond good. Sometimes it feels like there are only so many jokes. So dense but so deceptively fun! That happened a couple times with this book. In another story a guy on acid tries to pick up a woman. That it would be good. I have provided an honest review.

Bream Gives Me Hiccups by Jesse Eisenberg

Several of the stories are narrated by the nine year old boy Edit Did Bream gives me hiccups Know? Bream Gives me Hiccups is his first booka collection of short stories, many of which were first published online in McSweeney’s. Perhaps he can pave the way for breqm actors with writing talent being published instead of those without it.

Many pieces take the form of scraps that could be posted to that site: In one story A young man and young woman are e-mailing –they have fight –so the the older sister of the young man takes over e-mailing the girlfriend.