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Stories of Your Life and Others by Ted Chiang
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Between Parentheses by Roberto Bolaño
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I want a tattoo of this book. I would marry this book. My underlining pen is dead from underlining so much of this book. Bolaño is a better writer than your favorite writer, unless your favorite writer is Borges.
Jason Plein rated a book 4 of 5 stars
The Best of All Possible Worlds by Karen Lord
The Best of All Possible Worlds
by Karen Lord (Goodreads Author)
read in May, 2014
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The Flamethrowers by Rachel Kushner
The Flamethrowers
by Rachel Kushner
read in May, 2014
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Jason Plein rated a book 3 of 5 stars
Fledgling by Octavia E. Butler
Fledgling
by Octavia E. Butler
read in February, 2014
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This is not nearly as good as Wild Seed or Kindred, but a middling Octavia Butler book is much better than most sci-fi.
Jason Plein rated a book 4 of 5 stars
Wild Seed by Octavia E. Butler
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Stars in My Pocket Like Grains of Sand by Samuel R. Delany
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This is a novel with an amazing prologue, a sagging middle, and a brilliant ending. A reader's patience may be tried in places, but she should keep reading.

Most of the novel takes place on a world in which humans of both genders and three-gendered al...more
Jason Plein rated a book 4 of 5 stars
A Naked Singularity by Sergio De La Pava
A Naked Singularity
by Sergio De La Pava
read in December, 2013
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This is a dense, absurd, funny, serious story of a young lawyer who makes a series of poor choices. Along the way he has rambling philosophical conversations with his friends. There's a lot that I liked about this novel that I really can't go into wi...more
Jason Plein rated a book 4 of 5 stars
The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao by Junot Díaz
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