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Wednesday, March 16, 2011

The Orange Longlist: What Do You Make of It?

The Orange Longlist: What do you make of it?

Room, Goon Squad, Great House, The Invisible Bridge

The usual suspects.  I do not understand the adulation that borders on frothing over A Visit from the Good SquadThe Invisible Bridge was, perhaps, four times longer than it needed to be and, as one of my friends pointed out, a case-study of boregeous writing.

Swamplandia, on the other hand, is one that I've seen about and which intrigues me.

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