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Savages by Don Winslow
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Quick, pulpy, savage, iambic, cool.
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The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier & Clay by Michael Chabon
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The tale of two men, two Jews, the tale of a century, a hell of a tale. Here is a modern day Job in Kavalier; here is Clay, the most beautiful coward (but who can blame him?). Here is the 1920s, the 40s, the 50s. Here is America.
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A Hologram for the King by Dave Eggers
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This Is How You Lose Her by Junot Díaz
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This Is How You Lose Her by Junot Díaz
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Read it, throw it across the room, recommend it to girls or girlfriends-to-be and say "this is not me, I will not lose her," and then have her throw the book at you when you do; recommend it to brutal fuck-ups and to noble men of time new, for you wi ...more
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White Girls by Hilton Als
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Life of Pi by Yann Martel
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Sometimes there are books that you savor for one reason but not others; say, a particular book will have imaginative descriptions, but will lack in characterization. Or one will have a well-structured plot, but will lack in depth of character. In ot ...more
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The Yiddish Policemen's Union by Michael Chabon
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La vispera del hombre by René Marqués
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While its melodrama may seem dated, the novel's picturesque scenes give the reader a sense of rural plantation life in mid-twentieth century Puerto Rico. Moreover, the presence of symbolic dichotomies allows for great analysis: freedom/slavery, patri ...more
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