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jimtroeltsch made a comment Mar 23 2019
"This book is phenomenal... fundamentally just great writing, but it also tells a totally captivating story, something I can't recall another memoir doing so well. I've read reviews that question Karr's ability to recall the kind of detail that she..." Permalink
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jimtroeltsch made a comment Mar 01 2019
"The world El Akkad built in American War is the novel's most interesting component. I agree with some other reviewers, the dialogue is occasionally cringey and overreaches to the implausible, but give it a read if you're a fan of the post-apocalyp..." Permalink
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jimtroeltsch made a comment Jan 30 2019
"This book goes into a lot of interesting detail that doesn't slow it down. It's at its best when it sheds light on why the KITH ended up in comedy and how they ended up together. A weird outcome of reading this book for me is that I still love the..." Permalink
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jimtroeltsch made a comment Dec 04 2018
"This book is exhausting. It's hard to read... like the words are hard. I needed a dictionary. But the payoff is great. Some of the passages will stay with me forever. I would almost describe it as cinematic. Anyways, much has been written about th..." Permalink
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jimtroeltsch made a comment Nov 13 2018
"I laughed out loud many times reading this, which is always fun when reading. This is the only book I've read by him, but the author has a rhythm to his writing here that makes it very pleasant to read. It moves along very quickly and feels very a..." Permalink
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