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Robert Bedick's new collection of nine short stories, An Argument In Favor Of Television and Other Stories, reaffirms everything we learned about him from his well-regarded first novel, Tomas. That is, he is a writer who knows how to write. From Microwave, A Love Story (On Twitter) - a story that originally appeared in installments on Twitter - to The Eden Project - a ...more
Paperback, First, 155 pages
Published June 10th 2013 by CreateSpace
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Grady
Jun 30, 2013 Grady rated it it was amazing
Robert Bedick continues to rise above the ordinary

Back in 2010 this reviewer wrote the following in reference to Bedick's first novel: `Robert Bedick is a writer of substance. Though TOMAS may be his first published book, this first novel bears all of the traits of a practiced and gifted writer. He knows how to create characters about whom we care.' Now Bedick offers us that major challenge for writers - a collection of short stories that require terse condensation of an idea worthy of relating
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Kevin Hartley
N.B. I received a free copy of this book through the First Reads program.

Alright, so I forgot to update this one. This was a collection of short stories. Some of the stories were interesting, some weren't. I didn't like the first three of the stories. The fourth I thought was incredibly creepy, but interestingly so. I really enjoyed The Eden Project(/i> (the fifth). Microwave, A Love Story was a story told through tweets, which was interesting in itself, but the story was not something that I
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Dec 20, 2013 Robert Bedick rated it it was amazing  ·  (Review from the author)
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