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Tim excels at bodybuilding and academics, has made himself an expert on an obscure Shakespearean play, and supports himself entirely on his salary as a bike messenger. He and his two 20-year-old housemates search for sex, love, and meaningful work. Tim falls in love with Eileen, a beautiful graduate student who seems immune to the fears that haunt him, but their passion is ...more
Hardcover, Hardcover edition, 271 pages
Published June 18th 2015 by Real Nice Books
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Jake
Sep 13, 2015 rated it did not like it
Right now this is sitting at 4 stars, with five 5-star reviews. So if I'm gonna give it a 1-star, I'm gonna feel bad if I don't flesh out my dissenting opinion. So here goes:

I thought a story about college kids living in a dumpy house in the "pizza district" would have some fun antics. Instead, reading "Coriolanus" and studying calculus is about as exciting as it gets. I realize that its not good criticism to judge something by what its not, but what it was was equally lame. Flat writing, flat c
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BiblioTad
Dec 27, 2016 rated it it was amazing
Anyone who managed to make it past the third decade of life is likely to see themselves and the friends they had in their 20s in the characters in this book. Hot Box in the Pizza District is a tribute to all the post-adolescents who are learning to navigate life in a world where they are expected to become adults. While some go bravely into this new world, others are dragged in kicking and screaming. Tim, the main character, finds himself doing a little of both as he tries to create a relationsh ...more
Mary
Sep 11, 2015 rated it it was amazing
Loved this book so much that I will check out the other books written by Thomas Keech. Glad to be introduced to a new author. The book is fast moving, interesting, great characters, and a book that you will not want to put down. Thanks to Goodreads I won this book.
Craig Gillan
Jun 11, 2015 rated it it was amazing
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