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The Gum Thief
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The Gum Thief by Douglas Coupland
"From hilarious to hilariously tragic to just plain tragic, The Gum Thief is a remarkable book about the disasters known as human beings. Witty, raw, and intense, it is a coming of age novel for the young, the middle-aged, and the hopeless. A wonde..." Read more of this review »
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The Name of the World by Denis Johnson
The Name of the World
by Denis Johnson
read in July, 2016
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I love Denis Johnson--his prose is gorgeous, his ideas are often profound, and his understanding of human nature is remarkable. Although this probably isn't his best work, it's still well worth reading!
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The Harder They Come by T.C. Boyle
The Harder They Come
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Ironweed by William Kennedy
Ironweed
by William Kennedy
read in June, 2016
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Although I've enjoyed everything I've read by Kennedy, this is, by far, his best. The prose is gorgeous, the concept is interesting and a little off-beat (the main character envisions the dead in their graves having conversations about him), and Kenn ...more
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Your Fathers, Where Are They? And the Prophets, Do They Live ... by Dave Eggers
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Zero K by Don DeLillo
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