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Patrick Brown is 47% done with Postwar: The Postwar Drinking Game: Every time Judt uses the word "autarkic," do a shot of whiskey. "Propitious," chug a pint of beer. "Adumbrated," drink a gallon of gin.
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Ghettoside: A True Story of Murder in America
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" Warwick wrote: "I have a few versions of the ‘complete’ Nights, in 3, 4 or more volumes, and to be honest the entire thing is like that! It really is ...more "
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Bella: "I couldn't remember the last time I'd talk so much. More often than not, I felt self-conscious, certain I must be boring him."

Beau: "I couldn't remember the last time I'd talk so much. I felt self-conscious the whole time, knowing I had to be boring her."


If you're going to reimagine a story. THEN FUCKING REIMAGINE A STORY!
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The poet rocker follows up her celebrated memoir Just Kids with an adventurous new book, M Train, peppered with Polaroids and full of her travels and reflections. Read more »
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“But there is much that cannot go into books, and that is the loss with which I become increasingly concerned.”
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