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From Pete Dexter’s Spooner: [p. 50-51] There was the rule against feeling sorry for past misfortunes, against leaving the house without permission, against climbing trees, against being on the roof. […]
Ian McEwan writes: Updike once said of the Rabbit books that they were an exercise in point of view. This was typically self-deprecating, but contains an important grain of truth. […]
From McSweeney’s wunderkind Adam Levin comes The Instructions, daunting, brusque, then vivacious, vital. [p. 1024. No joke. It’s from the homestretch, though. The Coda. It’s a swift thousand pages. Sworn.] […]
have arrived! Many colors to choose from. Pocket: $6. Spiral: $12.
Hummingbirds, by Joshua Gaylord, is staggeringly brilliant: [p. 6] The girls move up the stairs in anxious and gaudy pageants, each one of them a carnival pier at midnight, brightly […]
Josie, longtime store dog and pet of 16 and 1/2 years, was put down on June 12th of this year. Her remains were buried the next day on private property […]