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City on Fire by Garth Risk Hallberg
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“It seems odd that a story about a gift-the possibility of a new life in a new and prosperous country-begins with a thief, but in some ways this one does.”
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The Coyote's Bicycle by Kimball Taylor
“I didn’t need to follow these particular bicycles anymore.” Taylor writes, “They’d found their rightful place. They’d descended through the seven rings of fire--of importation, sale, impoundment, auction, contraband, confiscation, and donation--and here they were again in the hands of fresh new cyclist. It was as if the bikes had graduated from weird times on the traveling freak show, having filled the roles of the reptile man, the fire-eater, the sword-swallower, and now in retirement they’d become staid, calm, dutiful, and serviceable again--like postal workers, customs clerks, and crosswalk guards with colorful, secret pasts.”
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Relief Map by Rosalie Knecht
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Dryland by Sara Jaffe
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Dryland by Sara Jaffe
"Do you remember being that kid who over analyzed everything? The one who replayed conversations over and over inside their head, laboring over things they could have, should have, and would have said. Perhaps you are still that kid, slowly maneuve..." Read more of this review »
Ghosts of Bergen County by Dana Cann
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Our Endless Numbered Days by Claire Fuller
"What happens when you are the product of two dysfunctional parents is what this book is about . Poor Peggy is taken from her home and mother when she is six and spends nine years with her crazed father in a hut in the woods in some remote area. Pe..." Read more of this review »
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“Life after cancer eats what isn't true, our outworn notions, the ideas we hold on to because we want to do life 'right,' which mostly means what other people want us to do. But the body doesn't die. The body changes form, goes on to be dust or food or firmaments. That personality though, that story we grow attached to: dead, dead, dead.”
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“As I ached for this lost part of myself, my missing finger became a synecdoche for all lost things in my life—women and mothers, youth and full-scalp coverage, soberness, and the bliss of solid sleep. Most of all, I ached for the future as a shimmering, distant thing.”
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“How many times had we driven through empty Sunday streets of Hampton while listening to 'Piano Man,' our stomachs leaden with buffet food, queasy from Mom's cigarette smoke? We passed an abandoned tanning salon, its windows boarded up, crude palm trees painted on its walls. A bloated sun smiled demonically from its dead neon sign.

'Everything is beautiful,' Mom said.”
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“I e-mailed all my clients a twenty-percent-off coupon.
Diverted all thoughts of Helen.
Thwarted all invitations to binge drink with Lee and Chip.
Allowed myself only brief, utilitarian forays into the labyrinth of Internet porn.
Delighted in the shrinkage of my potbelly.
Took pleasure in the flexing of new muscle tone.
Snacked on baby carrots.
Learned to appreciate the slow crawl of the sun over my patio as I gingerly sipped a Miller Light”
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Erased (Literature & Fiction)
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