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Susan Squires has commented on (2) products.

The Sisters Brothers by Patrick deWitt
The Sisters Brothers

Susan Squires, August 6, 2012

I first heard about this on The Morning News Tournament of Books. It sounded promising and sure enough, I loved it. Dark, funny, unexpected. It made me think of The Sopranos in the way it makes a psychopath into a sympathetic character. I also thought often of my dad's favorite John Wayne movies and how this story twists the strong, silent type into something unexpected and delightfully postmodern.
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The Family Fang by Kevin Wilson
The Family Fang

Susan Squires, January 19, 2012

Hilarious and insightful tale of parenting and growing up. Mr. and Mrs. Fang are performance artists determined to prove that kids don't kill art, so they make their children part of their crazy performances. Touching and distressing how this affects the children as they become adults. Funny at every turn.
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