"How’s that for an erudite critical endorsement?"

The normally grown-up reviewer Maureen Corrigan (heard mostly on NPR’s Fresh Air program) has gone crazy over the latest installment of the tween-boy series “Diary of a Wimpy Kid.” Of Dog Days she says, “Kinney’s books are funny–the kind of funny where you have to stop reading every so often because you’re laughing so hard that tears and snot are running down your face, and you feel like maybe you’ll even throw up. How’s that for an erudite critical endorsement?” Pretty darn good, I’d say.

The full review is here.–David E