BMO Winterset Award, 2011, Short-listed, Easy to Like.
ReLit Awards, 2012, Long-listed, Easy to Like.
IMPAC Dublin Literary Award, 2013, Long-listed, Easy to Like.
... rich and textured ... [Easy to Like] will leave readers savouring its questions about artistic creation in a world that is preoccupied with superficial labels.
- The Province
Riche is a breezy writer who creates fast-paced satires ... enjoy [his] acid wit [and] have a good laugh.
- Here NB
Easy to Like lives up to the promise of its title...Riche [has a] gift for withering turns of phrase...
- Globe and Mail
Riche’s prose is astute and bitingly comic ... the real pleasure comes from his richness of characters, ridiculous situations, and surprisingly believable comedic timing.
. . . hilarious . . . laugh-out-loud funny . . .
It’s easy to like.
- National Post
. . . a fast-paced, sure-footed read . . . sparkling [with] wit and spice.
[Edward Riche's] new satire wasn't just easy to like, it was finish-the-bottle-and-order-another delicious.