Has there ever been a greater portrait of an older sibling’s woes? An ending just gutted me.TALES OF FOURTH GRADE NOTHING by Judy Blume
Before David Foster Wallace, there was Henry David Thoreau: “Beware of all enterprises that require new clothes”, etc. WALDEN by Thoreau
The best essay about eudaimonia hedonism, the best essay about Radiohead, the best essay about… AGAINST EVERYTHING by Mark Greif
“I open my lunch on a hill of black cypress/Your fluted bones and acanthine hair are littered” Eternal,raw. THE COLOSSUS by Sylvia Plath
Apex of capitalism summer homes, a luxury mtn, see what happens to the invitees.”THE DIAMOND AS BIG AS THE RITZ” by F.Scott Fitzgerald
Suspenseful&actionpacked; u won’t put it down.W/relatable chars&epic villains, meet the shadowhunters in CITY OF BONES by Cassandra Clare
The wild wooly stories in PASTORALIA by George Saunders.The most unforgettable deteriorating grandmother ghost. And fax machine sounds!