A Desolation of Peace, Bewilderment, and some books I'm not allowed to talk about yet. Currently reading: The Dispossessed, Steering the Craft.
Trust Exercise by Susan Choi. The first half is a heady, florid coming of age story set in the pressure cooker of a high school for performing arts. I am not sure it is correct to say that I enjoyed it--the suffocating teenaged desperation for any kind of validation is rendered both sympathetic and insufferable,… Continue reading Reading Roundup: August 2020