Why Do I Love These People?
"A triumph of hope ... the
three years spent by Bronson studying multicultural and multi-generational
families has been worth the effort." - Harmony Magazine, India
"Gritty ... inspirational
... Bronson's subjects emerge as ordinary heroes." - The Age
(Melbourne's daily newspaper)
"* * * *" (4
stars/highest rating) - People
- Beliefnet's 'Ten Best Books of the Year'
"Heart melting ...
beautiful ... complicated and wonderful."
- Oakland Tribune
incredibly moving book that no one should miss. Bronson's unpretentious,
down-to-earth style infuses the stories with compassion and hope."
- The Richmond Review (Canada)
"Riveting ... Intimate
... Achingly real"
"Deeply comforting ...
Wonderful ... tugs at the heart strings and makes you marvel. Funny,
insightful and concise, sorting the emotion from the stories into
something applicable to us all. Will most likely motivate many readers to
be better sons, daughters, brothers, sisters and parents."
- Sunday Telegraph (Australia)
"It's difficult to have a
dry eye when you get to the end ... In the hands of Bronson, their years
of struggle to keep their family together takes on a magnificence that
-Atlanta Journal Constitution
... consoling ... a decent,
heartening, kind and healing book to read - and give. The integrity of
Bronson's prose style as well as the incredible sweetness of those he
writes about give him 24-karat credibility."
- Washington Post
"Cathartic ... something for
everyone ... you'll find the music of Bronson's families resonating
against the music of your own. These are meaty, meticulously-researched
tales - the naked truth without exaggeration for emotional effect."
"Stunning and Profound"
"It will make you want to hug every relative in sight."
- Glamour, Editor's Pick
"Bronson is a modern
- Glasgow Herald
Kornbluth, The Josh Kornbluth Show
- San Diego Union Tribune
"Don't miss out on
this celebration of the family. As you are drawn into the stories, you
will come across pain and suffering, but also deeply satisfying joy that
comes essentially from connecting with people. These are not band-aid
solutions that you can copy-paste into your life. What they will do
instead is grab you by the heart."
-The Times of India
"Will tighten the throat
of just about any reader."
- Wall Street Journal
inspiring. Stirring. Bronson emerges as an optimist in a field full of
- Seattle P.I. 'Books to Dazzle'
"Why do I love this book?
Because it proves its thesis. Don't look for a partner with whom you have
no problems, but one you are good at overcoming problems with."
- The Guardian (UK)
- Hawke's Bay Today (New Zealand)
- Book Reporter
- Richmond Times Dispatch
"Heartbreaking ... Each chapter can leave
the reader in tears"
- Orlando Sentinel
to a society accustomed to thinking no one's ever had it so bad. [Bronson
finds] tremendous beauty in the ugliness of family life"
-The Globe & Mail
"Besides breaking down
all those stereotypes we harbor, what Bronson's book will do is make you
think your own family is worth fighting for."
- Albuquerque Journal
-Nashville City Paper
"Powerful ... unlocks the
essence of what it means to be a family in today's world." -
"A subversive real life
- East Bay Express
- To the Best of Our Knowledge
"A powerful statement
about the state of family life. "
"A powerful reminder of
the complexity of the family relationship and why it is worth keeping that