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Jonathan Lethem - You don't love me yet

I found in the little bookstore just down my street. I must admit that I haven’t really read anything by Jonathan Lethem before. Years ago I had read the beginning of The Fortress of Solitude but back then it wasn’t my thing. 67 more words

Read In 2016

Its Own Personal Blend

Back in the land of adult fiction, this week I read Gun, with Occasional Music by Jonathan Lethem. I know there wasn’t much snark or sass or pizzazz of any kind in that introduction, but trust me, you’ll find plenty of gusto in this helluva read. 455 more words


ecstatic influences/communication - a few thoughts on what i'm reading, and then some ballard

I’m reading Jonathan Lethem’s collection of “nonfictions, etc.” The Ecstasy of Influence (which my mind constantly confuses – in title, at least – with Baudrillard’s piece of writing I have yet to read, … 881 more words


Review: Gun, with Occasional Music

It took me a half dozen tries in as many years to finish Jonathan Lethem’s Gun, with Occasional Music. Hard-boiled detective fiction has never been my thing; it often feels ponderous and overdone. 773 more words

Book Review

What's Wrong With The Silent Disco News

I appreciate a good bit of oddball news as much as anyone. Sometimes I even appreciate it up to twelve percent more. But this one from the BBC, “Swiss city bans `noisy’ silent discos” 307 more words