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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

Terror, Culture, Politics: Rethinking 9/11 (21st Century Studies)

Terror, Culture, Politics: Rethinking 9/11 - Daniel J. Sherman A decent collection, but again I power-skimmed, reading fully, and with great enthusiasm, just two: the essay by Susan Lurie (on the way we view, or repress and sidestep viewing, images of the trapped and falling) and by Henry Jenkins (on the complex range of ways comic books circled around the events of that day).