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Thomas Beller…this novel is made up of characters speaking at us as though to a camera crew that's been following them around for months. Maynard & Jennica feels like the first reality-television novel. Let me add that I don't mean this as an insult—Rudolph Delson has used the form to unspool a tightly plotted and genuinely original book…By the end…I was wallowing in a state of pleasure but also suspicion—suspicious because much of the novel is just so damn cute. But looking through its pages again I found one tiny comic gem after another, one pitch-perfect rendering of the modern moment after another. Delson brings a Nicholson Baker-like degree of precision to his descriptions; the book is always alive. I felt the odd elation that occurs when you read fiction that not only confirms your sense of the modern world but enlarges it, even if in a slightly precious way, and makes you laugh. That was my experience of Maynard & Jennica.
—The New York Times