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A Spy’s Fate, or "What Birnbaum’s Reading"

A Spy's Fate by (supposedly the godfather of Cuban noir) Arnaldo CorreaA Practice of Deceit by Elizabeth BenedictSam Harris's Atheist Manifesto at TruthDig.comThe Lost by Daniel MendelsohnGoing Sane: Maps of Happiness by Adam PhllipsDon't I Know You? by Karen ShepardThe Economics of Attention by Richard LanhamJoe Bageant's weblog on Terry Gross, which begins:Having come to …

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Jesus’ Son

I was psyched to find that my local used bookstore finally put a copy of Jesus' Son (by Denis Johnson) on the racks. I'd read it before (as well as seen the movie starring Billy Crudup) but didn't own it until it was recently made available to me for a few schekels.Here's a quote:"Down the …

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What Some Of Us Are Reading This Month

Krissy Haltinner: The Professors - David HorowitzThe Zahir - Paulo CoehloThe Politics of Migration - Sarah SpencerSummer Block:Several books on China - the new Mao biography by Jung Chang, The Soong Dynasty by Sterling Seagrave, and re-reading The Good Earth. Plus Learn to Write Chinese Characters.Robert Birnbaum:Black Swan Green - Davdi MitchellWinter's Bones - Daniel …

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