Home Game: An Accidental Guide to Fatherhood
Home Game An Accidental Guide to Fatherhood Author:Michael Lewis Fatherhood for dummies?a perfectly frank and mercilessly funny account. When he became a father, Michael Lewis found himself expected to feel things that he didn?t feel, and to do things that he couldn?t see the point of doing. At first this made him feel guilty, until he realized that all around him fat... more »hers were pretending to do one thing, to feel one way, when in fact they felt and did all sorts of things, then engaged in what amounted to an extended cover-up. Lewis decided to keep a written record of what actually happened immediately after the birth of each of his three children. This book is that record. But it is also something else: maybe the funniest, most unsparing account of ordinary daily household life ever recorded from the point of view of the man inside. The remarkable thing about this story isn?t that Lewis is so unusual. It?s that he is so typical. The only wonder is that his wife has allowed him to publish it.« less
The book is a fairly quick read and accounts for a short time span of Michael Lewis and the birth of his two daughters. The writings were actually part of a newspaper article he wrote on a regular basis. Parents can probably relate to some of the incidents he describes.