Sam Lipsyte

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Newest one was pretty fun, even if the "villain" reads a little heavy handed and all too convenient from 2023 but I like the weirdo LES characters.

Maxmillion D. Boosted (jon /via/ chi 2.0), Friday, 14 April 2023 21:02 (five months ago) link

Any recs on where to start with this guy?

licorice oratorio (baaderonixx), Wednesday, 26 April 2023 07:40 (five months ago) link

home land is great

flopson, Wednesday, 26 April 2023 12:50 (five months ago) link

i didn't love the new one. he's a great writer but it just has the same thing where writers try to write about rock bands where it never feels authentic. maybe it was supposed to be kind of silly bc the whole book was a bit cartoonish but it didn't work for me. having the main characters' band be called "the shits" was emblematic of that, plus all the band members having "band names" - none of that feels like NYC in the early '90s to me.

na (NA), Wednesday, 26 April 2023 13:20 (five months ago) link

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