The Art of Getting By


Genres: Romance

Review: The Art of Getting By

What our critics thought of The Art of Getting By

Christy Lemire
Everyone here is a type.

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Ignatiy Vishnevetsky
Another sad-sack ode to the allure that cigarettes and Albert Camus have to a very near-sighted kind of young American males.

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The Art of Getting By
George, the hero of "The Art of Getting By," is a high school senior who has decided to stop doing homework and paying any attention to tests. He isn't tortured, depressed, addicted or anything like that. It has occurred to him that he will die, and therefore what use is homework? This is more sophisticated than my theory, which was that homework would kill me. …Read Full Review
Roger Ebert - Chicago Sun-Times - 06/15/2011