The Invisible Heart: An Economic Romance
by Russell D. Roberts, a review from The Atlantic Monthly by Jonathan Rauch.
"'You know,' Enid said, stirring her cappuccino and nibbling pecans, 'people don't read enough book reviews.'
'That's because most book reviews are boring,' replied Frank, pausing between slurps of espresso through his Pokemon straw to crack a walnut between his molars. 'How about turning reviews into stilted but readable fictional dialogues, with irrelevant details amateurishly inserted for verisimilitude? One of the characters could be the author's mouthpiece, and others could serve as foils.'
'Sounds a little hokey to me,' said Enid, crinkling her nose in that adorable way. 'And patronizing, don't you think?' Read the entire Atlantic Monthly review.