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This book is a melodrama couched in an epic war novel. And that's not a bad thing, necessarily. The conceit of this novel is this great subtle idea: when two people get together during a life-altering period in their lives, what happens afterward?

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What I most loved about this novel is that it seems both at rest and rigorously moving. It struck a perfect balance between quiet and active. Often with books that whisper (and deal with such a heavy subject matter), by the time I hit the halfway poi ...more
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The Orphan Master's Son by Adam Johnson
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There was a Bill Simmons column a while back where he coined the term "The Tyson Zone." The working definition of the Tyson Zone is as follows:

The point at which a celebrity's behavior becomes so insane, that there is nothing they could d
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