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Such Good Work
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by Johannes Lichtman (Goodreads Author)
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Thomas Thomas said: " This is one of my favorite kinds of novels. Such Good Work examines the life of a tortured soul within the context of relevant events and themes. As a white guy, it also reminded me that sometimes when I have the best intentions to help others, my pr ...more "

 
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Milkman by Anna Burns
"Winner of the Man Booker Prize 2018 *sigh*
This isn't a bad book, but I didn't enjoy reading it at all - which confronts me with the challenge to do the novel justice while also explaining why it didn't appeal to me. Challenge accepted!

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I don't even know how to rate this book. I'd either give it 2 or 5 stars. Milkman by Anna Burns is such a strange and challenging read, but it made me think a lot about the purpose of literature and what makes a book a worthwhile read. Much of this n ...more
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Less by Andrew Sean Greer
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3.5 stars? This was a slow burn for me that by the end fell a bit short. Andrew Sean Greer's 2018 Pulitzer Prize-winning novel Less is a good character study of middle-aged loneliness. The protagonist Arthur Less is, by his own admission, a minor wri ...more
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Beautiful and haunting is how I would describe Sing, Unburied, Sing. As with Salvage the Bones, this is set in the fictional Mississippi town of Bois Sauvage (It's French, and translates to "Wild Wood") Ward's prose is lyrical and something you savor ...more
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