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To live in a city is to take part in and to propagate its impossible systems. To wake up. To go to work in the morning. It is also to take pleasure in those systems because, otherwise, who could repeat the same routines, year in, year out?

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The author pulls absolutely no punches, round after round, on some of the most pressing and most taboo subjects. At some point in the second half you find the argument so damning yet writing so graceful, that you can't help but wonder if some of this ...more
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Somehow I missed it during high school -- and I think that was fine. It just doesn't seem to do its own provocative world view enough poetic or literary justice.
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“She was a genius of sadness, immersing herself in it, separating its numerous strands, appreciating its subtle nuances. She was a prism through which sadness could be divided into its infinite spectrum.”
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“We need enormous pockets, pockets big enough for our families and our friends, and even the people who aren't on our lists, people we've never met but still want to protect. We need pockets for boroughs and for cities, a pocket that could hold the universe.”
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“I took the world into me, rearranged it, and sent it back out as a question: "Do you like me?”
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“But I don't think of you.

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“Once upon a time there was a boy who loved a girl, and her laughter was a question he wanted to spend his whole life answering.”
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Description: Darren, a recent college graduate, struggles with life “after the bubble,” starting a daunting job in a big city. His closest friends have moved all around the world and are finding it harder and harder to keep in touch. Meanwhile, the competing allure of strange new relationships and rekindled childhood friendships cause Darren to question what it means to be close, and if he has ever truly been close with anybody in his life.
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