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Reading “Remainder”

What would you do if you were totally in charge of everything and everyone around you? (Get scheduled for exactly the right shifts at your restaurant job, for one thing. Perhaps have an unlimited supply of Anna’s Ginger Thins. Definitely … Continue reading

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Super Sad True Blog Post

My current book-in-progress is Gary Shteyngart’s “Super Sad True Love Story,” a cautionary tale about the paranoid, technologically advanced/obsessed dystopian New York we might inherit in ten or twenty years if things keep up the way they’re going. Our hero, … Continue reading

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Judy and Liberty

Twice a week, more or less, I take the L to the Q to Ditmas Park where I babysit a fabulous 18-month old boy. The commute takes between and hour and 90 minutes, so I can get a lot of … Continue reading

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“Get Happy” on a Saturday night

After many (many, many) wonderful and heart-wrenching hours spent reading “Kavalier and Clay” over the past few days, I finally finished the novel and have now begun to read something much more brisk, though not less dramatic or extraordinary: “Get … Continue reading

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“The Science Of Opportunity”*

First off, “The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier and Clay” by Michael Chabon (how do you say his last name??) is a phenomenal read. Like, whoa. This guy is a genius. If I wrote down the definition of every word he … Continue reading

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