-- Stephen Blanchard, Time Out (London)
"An honest heartbreaker of a book that should be compulsory reading for anyone who brings a child into the world."
-- Tony Parsons
"Jonathan Self's compulsive, beautifully written memoir [is] all the more powerful for its sparse, bleak honesty...once you start reading you cannot stop."
-- The London Times
"...violently funny. A treat for those who think their folks were a handful."
-- Bruce Jay Friedman, author of Even the Rhinos Were Nymphos
"A harrowing, hilarious, headlong book. Mr. Self writes at all times as if he were launching himself off a cliff. By ruthlessly exposing his own failings he paints a wrenching and unforgettable picture of the terrible predicaments all modern fathers face."
-- Tony Hendra, author of Father Joe: The Man Who Saved My Soul