Told in a dizzying array of styles—from lyric essays and disarming testimonials to hilariously rambling text messages and ghostly footnotes—and loosely modeled on Alcoholics Anonymous’s Twelve Steps and Twelve Traditions, Actors Anonymous is an intense, wild ride into the dark heart of celebrity.
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Loosely structured in the extreme, the novel seems to have been written in odd moments while Franco was taking a break from his acting career—and it was probably more fun for him to write than it is for the reader to read.Read Full Review of Actors Anonymous | See more reviews from Kirkus
He tosses up ideas, fools around with the concept of Actors Anonymous as a means of connecting disparate characters...and then abandons his characters as quickly and cavalierly as Franco the Actor seems to dump college freshmen after taking their virginity. In the end, nothing is fulfilled, nothing is developed.Read Full Review of Actors Anonymous | See more reviews from NY Journal of Books
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