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The Intuitionist
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Treasure Island!!! by Sara Levine
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The Intuitionist by Colson Whitehead
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Twee by Marc Spitz
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This is barely a book about twee. There's a chapter about Belle & Sebastian, some pages about Beat Happening and K Records, and Sarah Records is more-or-less a footnote. Otherwise, it's really pop 'history' fluff about sensitive men in American a...more
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Saint Monkey by Jacinda Townsend
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Bad Feminist by Roxane Gay
Bad Feminist: Essays
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These essays have their flaws, mostly small ones, but it's easily one of the best books on feminism for general/popular audiences I've read. There were many times when I wanted her to dig deeper with her criticism, but I think that was just me wantin...more
MFA vs. NYC by Chad Harbach
" What could have been an expansion of Chad Harbach’s insightful essay on the two poles governing contemporary American literature is instead a disjointed and superficial collection of disparate articles, testimonials, anecdotes and gossip.

Among the... " Read more of this review »
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Syllabus by Lynda Barry
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"An addendum: I am reading Roxane Gay's Bad Feminist currently, and it is giving me a deeper understanding of her novel and a greater appreciation for...more "
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Charity and Sylvia by Rachel Hope Cleves
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The Mockingbird Next Door by Marja Mills
" Sorry this is so long. If you have to go to the bathroom, now might be a good time.

If it were possible to give this book zero stars, I would, but since doing so doesn't affect the overall rating, I must reluctantly give it one undeserved star. Thi... " Read more of this review »
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David Wojnarowicz
“I want to throw up because we're supposed to quietly and politely make house in this killing machine called America and pay taxes to support our own slow murder and I'm amazed we're not running amok in the streets, and that we can still be capable of gestures of loving after lifetimes of all this.”
David Wojnarowicz, Close to the Knives: A Memoir of Disintegration

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2013 Reading Challenge
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