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Observations

Lillian Boxfish Takes a Walk by Kathleen Rooney is a poignant novel about an 85-year-old woman taking a solitary walk in New York City on New Year’s Eve in the mid-eighties. At one time, Lillian attained the honored place of … Continue reading

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Manic

Imagine Me Gone by Adam Haslett was a huge disappointment. After noticing the book’s popularity, I thought it would be of interest. Sadly, I found parts of the book well-done, but quit it midstream when it repeatedly and graphically described … Continue reading

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Mass Depression

Why Are You So Sad? is Jason Porter’s debut novel. Raymond, the main character, believes everyone in the world is clinically depressed. On a whim, he creates a survey distributing it to his unsuspecting “LokiLoki” coworkers. The haphazardly designed survey … Continue reading

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A Look Inside the Mind

There are Reasons Noah Packed No Clothes is a novel by Robert Jacoby.  It is an incredible story about a 19-year-old man who unsuccessfully attempts suicide and his experiences afterward as a patient in a mental institution.  I became aware of … Continue reading

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