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McGlue
Ottessa Moshfegh
Knife Fight and Other Struggles
David Nickle
Far from the Tree: Parents, Children, and the Search for Identity
Andrew Solomon
The Good Lord Bird
James McBride
Ancillary Justice
Ann Leckie
Our Underachieving Colleges: A Candid Look at How Much Students Learn and Why They Should Be Learning More (New Edition)
Derek Bok
Dissident Gardens
Jonathan Lethem
Nightmare Movies: Horror on Screen Since the 1960s
Kim Newman
The Information: A History, a Theory, a Flood
James Gleick
Complete Novels
Dashiell Hammett, Steven Marcus
Spiral - Paul McEuen Killer fungus and razor-blade-legged microbots. I'm pretty sure the preceding sentence fragment will clarify whether you would ever read this book. Now if you're in that subset of all readers who would read it, your mileage may vary. There's more nuance to the infodumping, less crazy-ass absurdity to the plotting, and some range past the second dimension in characters. . . but not a lot, not too little, and maybe 2.3d, respectively. Still, a fast, fairly fun read.