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Book: Milkman

Winner of the Man Booker Prize “Everything about this novel rings true. . . . Original, funny, disarmingly oblique and unique.”―The Guardian In an unnamed city, middle sister stands out for the wrong reasons. She reads while walking, for one. And she has been taking French night classes downtown. So when a local paramilitary known as the milkman begins pursuing her, she suddenly becomes “interesting,” the last thing she ever wanted to be. Despite middle sister’s attempts to avoid him―and to... [more inside]
posted by OHenryPacey on Jan 14, 2019 - 7 comments

Book: A Little Life

After a profoundly abusive childhood, Jude St. Francis struggles to thrive in a cosmopolitan world. [more inside]
posted by zeusianfog on Oct 5, 2016 - 4 comments

Book: The Wake

In 1066, the world ended.
"when i woc in the mergen all was blaec though the night had gan and all wolde be blaec after and for all time. a great wind had cum in the night and all was blown then and broc. none had thought a wind lic this colde cum for all was blithe lifan as they always had and who will hiere the gleoman when the tales he tells is blaec who locs at the heofon if it brings him regn who locs in the mere when there seems no end to its deopness."
[more inside] posted by Eyebrows McGee on Feb 1, 2016 - 25 comments

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