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Species of Spaces and Other Pieces by Georges Perec
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Feb 14, 2011

liked it
bookshelves: to-re-read
Read from January 30 to February 14, 2011

The title essay and the one about jumping out of an airplane are more than worth the price of admission, but I found some of the pages a bit too cloyingly Perecian (ie, fascinated with the exquisite details of the world) and had to skip or skim. Will come back to this one whenever I need to luxuriate in highly detailed, intelligent, playful language.

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