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Killing Yourself to Live by Chuck Klosterman
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My favorite book in 8th grade, I recently came back to it to see if it sucked like everything else I liked back then. Nope! AMAZING. I love his style. Turns out that many of the "original" thoughts I've had over the years since were actually just plagiarized straight out of here. Deeply powerful. I didn't realize it until my fourth or fifth read through, but the first hundred pages are especially great because every single scene is a metaphor that reveals something deeper about the theme. It's still wildly entertaining even if you ignore that, though, which is why it's so great.
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Chuck Klosterman
“Art and love are the same thing: It’s the process of seeing yourself in things that are not you.”
Chuck Klosterman, Killing Yourself to Live: 85% of a True Story


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