Of Dan Rhodes's award-winning "Timoleon Vieta Come Home, Michiko Kakutani of "The New York Times said, "Mr. Rhodes writes] with an anomalous blend of humor, heartfeft emotion and old-fashioned story-telling verve. He has written a beguiling and resonant little novel." And when he took on the nom de plume Danuta De Rhodes to pen his chick-lit send-up "The Little White Car, Jonathan Yardley of "The Washington Post said, "Younger readers and chick-lit aficionados doubtless will be its most appreciative readers, but this old crock enjoyed it, too." Called "an ingenious project in prose construction "(Publishers Weekly), Anthropology enhanced Rhodes's reputation. He was declared one of "Granta's Best Young British Novelists in 2003. Rhodes's gift for understand wallops and his profound humor address sex, love, dating, and the confoundingly beautiful, inscrutable girlfriend.