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The End of Vandalism by Tom Drury
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Man oh man, this is a wonderful, aimless, hysterical, lulu of a novel. It's not about much of anything--it's about a small town and the people who live there and try (and try) to connect in one way or another. Drury's voice is direct, funny and ironi ...more
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The Interrogative Mood by Padgett Powell
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We Find Ourselves in Moontown by Jay Gummerman
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This is maybe hard to find, but worth finding for the title story, and esp. for the first story--funny and sad in equal measures. And, again, masterful dialogue.
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The Lottery and Other Stories by Shirley Jackson
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You probably know the title story, but the rest of the stories are equally haunting in a more low-key suburban sort of way. Odd people doing odd things, nobody really connecting, but precise (and again, odd) dialogue. I didn't expect this collection ...more
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Norwood by Charles Portis
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The funniest book I've read in, oh, fifteen years. Also, the way Portis writes--so clean, direct, and perfectly chosen, well, everything--is kind of amazing. You should read this book right this second!
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