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A Visit from the Goon Squad by Jennifer Egan

This book weaves a fascinating cast of characters between present day and the 1980’s rock scene. In fact, I think it’s a brilliant example of how a modern book can be structured.  57 more words


Rose Recommends: December

I can’t believe I almost forgot my recommendation post for December! I’ve been blogging more than usual lately (thanks to NaBloPoMo), so this post got lost in the shuffle. 481 more words


Top Ten Tuesday: DNF'd edition

Top Ten Tuesday is brought to us by The Broke and the Bookish every week. This week is “Ten Bookish Things you Want to Quit… 363 more words


September 7: Jennifer Egan

Hello Cobblers!

Today in literary history, we celebrate the birth of Pulitzer Prize winner Jennifer Egan (born in 1962). Egan’s impressive career allowed for many different options when choosing feature pieces for today’s curation, so let’s get into it. 125 more words

Literary Quotes

Book Report: The Invisible Circus, Jennifer Egan

I first became aware of Jennifer Egan in 2012 when I tore through her Pulitzer prize-winning novel, A Visit From The Goon Squad in one afternoon. 246 more words


Craft Study: A Close Read of A Visit From the Goon Squad by Jennifer Egan

Title: A Visit From the Goon Squad
Author: Jennifer Egan
Genre: Fiction
Age: Adult
Part of a Series?: No

This book was suggested to me by a mentor, … 1,680 more words

Book Review

My Reading List: Jennifer Egan's A Visit From The Goon Squad

The first time I read anything with Jennifer Egan’s name on it I was reading the Best American Short Stories series for 2014, which she edited. 777 more words