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Original Essays | July 22, 2014

Nick Harkaway: IMG The Florist-Assassins

The three men lit up in my mind's eye, with footnotes. They were converging on me — and on the object I was carrying — in a way that had... Continue »
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Winter's Bone by Daniel Woodrell
Winter's Bone

Bowdie, January 31, 2013

The sort of prose one could read over and over. It echos early Cormac McCarthy yet stands on its own. A pleasure to read. Also adapted into a beautiful film.
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Dark Places by Gillian Flynn
Dark Places

Bowdie, January 3, 2011

I read this several months ago and still find myself involuntarily reminiscing over some scenes. Haunting, eerily nostalgic, vaguely familiar. Flynn has a knack.
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The Road by Cormac McCarthy
The Road

Bowdie, January 2, 2010

I'm a longtime McCarthy fan and this novel seemingly came out of nowhere to win the pulitzer and be selected by Oprah ( God!) for her hallowed book club. But the book lives up to its hype. A story of human struggle in the direst of circumstances. A story of familial love. A story of survival and what separates those with an instinct--or perhaps will--to survive from those who don't. Darwinian yet spiritual.
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