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Mostly Harmless by Douglas Adams
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If you've gotten to book 5 of the trilogy, presumably you are a fan and really dig the quirky universe that Douglas Adams has created for you. If that's so, I strongly suggest that you stop at book 4, because Mostly Harmless presents a haphazard and ...more
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Knockemstiff by Donald Ray Pollock
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Mesmerizingly grim short stories set around the "holler" near the extremely-rural town of Knockemstiff, in southern Ohio. The place and the people stink of despair and low rat-scrabble cunning, full of stupidity, indiscriminate violence, and addictio ...more
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Honored Guest by Joy Williams
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The title story, about a teenage girl whose mother is dying, is fantastic. The "five stages of grief" turn into five hundred, the abyss yawns and waits behind every aggressively empty line that the mom utters. The atmosphere crackles with danger.

Manzoid rated a book 3 of 5 stars
Push by Sapphire
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raw depiction of a teen's incest and abuse in Harlem. The shock value and naked, choppy first-person voice carry the novel well at first, but eventually the plot jumps the shark for me. By the end it feels like like a piece of agitprop, and the unsub ...more
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