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Dept. of Speculation by Jenny Offill
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it was amazing

So much of this book I had to read twice to either be sure of what I thought was being said or known or repeated that I think I made it three times as long and half again as moving and three times as corrupting. A kind of hard black gem of the sort I used to love in a a short stories such as those by Janet Kauffman. Indeed, this makes me want to read Janet Kauffman again so very much. What has happened to all my Janet Kauffman? Perhaps she was reborn and shuffled an become this new work by Jenny Offill. I'll have to read more now, discover the new obscene gestures for women, perhaps, or places in the world where women can walk.

Brief, bright, opaque, brilliant.
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Reading Progress

February 5, 2020 – Started Reading
February 5, 2020 – Shelved
February 5, 2020 – Shelved as: to-read
February 7, 2020 – Finished Reading

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