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& Sons by David Gilbert
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& SIf you love a male-centric navel-gazing self important novel about novelists & sons, this is the book for you. Throw in the Manhattan setting, the family dysfunction, and an unreliable narrator and you're locked in reading this.

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Hunger by Roxane Gay
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Hunger

First, let's just acknowledge that this is a perfect book title, cover design, and total package. The word Hunger means so much and RGay makes full use of it so expertly in laying bare the painful truths of her experience in existing.

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On Tyranny by Timothy Snyder
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Succinct, direct, small, strong, and powerful essay to be read in one sitting (if I had a slightly longer commute). Deftly and smartly lays out 20 related 'lessons' or directives learned from our recent 20th Century as to how to recognize and resist ...more
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Meet Me in the Bathroom by Lizzy Goodman
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A smartly organized oral history of a decade of New York music scene (from the Strokes to Vampire Weekend) by someone who was there for all of it is very much worth the read if you're into: music, music personalities, New York, rock and roll stories, ...more
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Goodbye, Vitamin by Rachel Khong
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This is a light touch on a heavy subject that's familiar but feels fresh - shortly out of college woman feels lost in her life when her mom pleads for her to move back home for a year to help care for a father in the throes of Alzheimer's. So there's ...more
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White Tears by Hari Kunzru
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I saw this on a list, a NPR review, and the library book came up quickly so I dove right in. One kid grows up rich, in a rich well connected and complicated family. One kid grows up poor, leaves his family behind. (They're white). They mee
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“I smoked and looked down at the bottom of Pittsburgh for a little while, watching the kids playing tiny baseball, the distant figures of dogs snatching at a little passing car, a miniature housewife on her back porch shaking out a snippet of red rug, and I made a sudden, frightened vow never to become that small, and to devote myself to getting bigger and bigger and bigger.”
Michael Chabon, The Mysteries of Pittsburgh

David Foster Wallace
“How odd I can have all this inside me and to you it’s just words.”
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“So much of one's life was spent reading; it made sense not to do it alone.”
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Verbal Vulnerability (Entertainment)
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Description: [creative writing assignment #1, senior year, 2006] for adult readers only, as I was heavily influenced by Palahniuk at the time.
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