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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
Crooked Little Vein - Warren Ellis Meh. Quite a few funny lines, but it was too much heavy sarcasm. It had a blurb from Joss Whedon on the back, and it struck me in the vein of "Buffy" -- dripping in sarcasm -- but like Buffy's decrepit, disreputable uncle, the one who drinks too much. I liked its nasty edge but was thoroughly uninvested in the story, so--gave it a pass.