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A Visit from the Goon Squad by Jennifer Egan
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Just as I got a grip on the character(s) in one story, the action picked up in a seemingly unrelated place and time until I figured out, oh yeah, wasn't that guy a bit player in that other story? Well written and interesting to see the progression of ...more
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My Husband's Wife by Jane  Corry
My Husband's Wife
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Nope. I did not know "who dunnit" until the end. Did I care? Not sure, but that's probably just me. Put this one on your "...Gone Girl/Girl who/etc." list. Good example of the genre.
Radiant Child by Javaka Steptoe
"Sparse, rhythmic text and beautiful illustrations tell the story of the artist Jean-Michel Basquiat. Growing up in New York, Jean-Michel was always drawing and dreamed of being a famous artist. His mother encouraged him, drawing with him and takin..." Read more of this review »
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Welcome to the Goddamn Ice Cube by Blair Braverman
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Welcome to the Goddamn Ice Cube by Blair Braverman
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The writing is real... I could see and feel and taste every experience. In a nutshell: An American girl and family live in Norway for a year; girl returns as an exchange student; girl falls in love with the great white north and dogs and dogsledding. ...more
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Redemption Song by Chris Salewicz
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Exhaustive to be sure, and so long that I didn't actually finish it - it might be better consumed with pauses here and there. The simultaneous push-pull fascination/repulsion at seeing an icon seared bare can be intense. With deeper understanding of ...more
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The Best Film You've Never Seen by Robert K. Elder
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Hugh Laurie
“It's a terrible thing, I think, in life to wait until you're ready. I have this feeling now that actually no one is ever ready to do anything. There is almost no such thing as ready. There is only now. And you may as well do it now. Generally speaking, now is as good a time as any.”
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Joe Hill
“You think you know someone. But mostly you just know what you want to know.”
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“The best way to get even with anyone is to put them in the rearview mirror on your way to something better.”
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