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danielcasey has commented on (3) products.

Normal People Don't Live Like This by Dylan Landis
Normal People Don't Live Like This

danielcasey, January 1, 2011

through a series of vignettes a serious and intimate relation between mothers, daughters, friends & what could be called 'friemies' is revealed that is clever & emotionally real while not being sentimental
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American Rust by Philipp Meyer
American Rust

danielcasey, March 9, 2009

Is it possible to read a novel about the working class and/or working poor that doesn't in some way slide into stale ideologies or crass sentimentality? I do think so. Perhaps, Meyers does as well.
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Pride and Prejudice and Zombies: The Classic Regency Romance -- Now with Ultraviolent Zombie Mayhem! by Seth Grahame-Smith and Jane Austen
Pride and Prejudice and Zombies: The Classic Regency Romance -- Now with Ultraviolent Zombie Mayhem!

danielcasey, February 11, 2009

Ever so slowly, the literary world begins to embrace (re-embrace?) the zombie as a meaningful societal metaphor and thereby making it more precise and legitimate. Kudos to Jane Austen for having the foresight and to Seth Grahame-Smith for bring it to our collective attention.
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