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Lanny by Max Porter
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which do you think is more patient, an idea or a hope?
the follow-up to his deservedly acclaimed debut, grief is a thing with feathers, max porter's lanny is a richly imagined, charming, and utterly enrapturing novel. mingling fantastic storytelling
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Fox 8 by George Saunders
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why did the curator do it so rong, making the groop with the gratest skils the meenest?
a tragicomic fable about unceasing human encroachment into the natural world, george saunders's fox 8 is a bittersweet, charming tale (despite its quite unfunny
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Birthday by César Aira
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life is change and movement. i stay still, doing the same thing every day, while everyone else is rushing around at a phenomenal speed.
reading césar aira remains a singular joy, as with each new book (there are over 90!), his readers never quite kn
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The White Card by Claudia Rankine
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with its inaugural performance in february of 2018, the white card is the first published play from claudia rankine, author of the award-winning 2014 poetry collection, citizen: an american lyric. rankine's unflinching new work was her "way to test a ...more
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Fall Back Down When I Die by Joe Wilkins
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poet and memoirist joe wilkins's debut novel, fall back down when i die, is a taut, tender tale of hardscrabble life in the american west—and the collision of modernity, fringe belief, and violence. set in the bull mountains of eastern montana (where ...more
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Same Same by Peter Mendelsund
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the debut novel from knopf associate art director peter mendelsund (and author of what we see when we read), same same is a wild ride through a techno-utopian institutional futurescape set within a middle eastern desert. mendlesund's story teems with ...more
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Decals by Oliverio Girondo
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decals: complete early poems comprises oliverio girondo's first two poetry collections: twenty poems to be read on the streetcar (veinte poemas para ser leidos en el tranvia) (1922) & decals (calcomanías) (1925). the argentine poet was a contempo ...more
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The Wall by John Lanchester
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while it may well be compelling on the screen (surely a cinematic adaptation is inevitable?), john lanchester's the wall is mostly underwhelming on the page. another entry in the ever burgeoning dystopian subgenre of climate fiction (or 'CliFi' for t ...more
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Nobody Hates Trump More Than Trump by David Shields
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trump is always playing trump—fighting to win, but win what or why? he has no clue and knows he has no clue. and we know he has no clue. and he knows we know he has no clue. and his lostness, his irreducible sadness, is what i find so compelling, al
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“All of humanity's problems stem from man's inability to sit quietly in a room alone.”
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Baruch Spinoza
“Everything excellent is as difficult as it is rare.”
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which any human being can fight and never stop fighting.”
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Edward Abbey
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