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We Jews, we thought all this stuff up, we invented this Big Lie from which all Christianity, all Western civilization, has sprung, because we too were ashamed. 126 more words


Super Sad True Love Story by Gary Shteyngart

Don’t think I’m this big Gary Shteyngart fan just because he’s the first author to feature a second time on this blog. Though you could say I didn’t hate his other book or I wouldn’t be touching this one. 162 more words

Reading The Why

Super Sad True Love Story- Discussion by Rowelyn Bachoco

What elements of Shteyngart’s dystopian near-future do you see in our contemporary world?

There are a few elements from the author’s interpretation of a dystopian society that I see in ours such as the never-ending presence of social media (as seen by Eunice’s deep attachment to her GlobalTeens account). 1,123 more words

Bookalikes: spots and dots and prismatic colours

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Sometimes I come across a set of covers that seem to evoke each other – and this edition of bookalike-lookalikes is all about spots.  41 more words