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Firework by Eugene Marten
"A friend touted this as "probably the best book published in the last 10 years." I understand why: sentence by sentence it is tight, the editing brutal, the story gritty, the style experimental, the characters inscrutable, the ending horrifying.

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Nick is starting Trance: love his approach to dialogue. reminds me, if obliquely, of other accomplished postmodernists. like pynchon's dialogue (especialliy in Inherent Vice) it reads kinda clunky and cumbrous, but when read aloud captures pitch perfect the speakers disfluencies.
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The Girls by Emma Cline
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Bluets
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This slim volume is a good book, but I didn't connect with it in the same way I did The Argonauts. Like in The Argonauts, Nelson masterfully jumps between the political, the philosophical, and the raunchily personal. However, unlike that later book, ...more
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Descender, Vol 2 by Jeff Lemire
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I enjoyed the first volume of this series, but I found this one lacking. It feels like a rushed production, from the perfunctory and sometimes hokey writing to the looseness of the artwork. While an almost impressionistic watercolor painting style wa ...more
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Oreo
by Fran Ross
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Pretty much every review or essay on this picaresque novel notes that it is ahead of its time and full of code-switching. Both of those things are true. However, the true joy of this book is just how amazingly funny it is. Short of Joyce, I don't thi ...more
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