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Japanese Tales of Mystery & Imagination by Rampo Edogawa
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The Slaves of Solitude by Patrick Hamilton
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Pick-Up by Charles Willeford
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A Brief History of Seven Killings by Marlon James
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Every Day Is for the Thief by Teju Cole
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Perfidia by James Ellroy
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awesome. just... awesome.
one of the best portraits of obsession in all of fiction.
here's one of those books that just tractor beams the reader, grinds her up, and shits her out.

blast me forth from your rectum, mr. ellroy!
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The Patrick Melrose Novels by Edward St. Aubyn
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toward the end of some hope, a snooty princess spells out what these novels are all about:

'It must be funny having the same name as so many other people,' she speculated. 'I suppose there are hundreds of John Halls up and down the country.'
'It teach...more
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My Struggle by Karl Ove Knausgård
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A Universe from Nothing by Lawrence M. Krauss
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the baked-in problem is that this explanation of how 'something' can emerge from 'nothing' must accept that 'nothing' operates by laws of quantum gravity. is this truly 'nothing'? shit, i dunno. krauss touches on this as admirably as possible. but i...more
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