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"Before you know it as the years go by, you're just like other people you have seen, with all those peculiar human ailments. Just another vehicle for temper and vanity and rashness and all the rest. Who wants it? Who needs it? These things occupy the place where a man's soul should be." -- Henderson the Rain King

Thursday, July 26, 2007

Falling Man

Way, way behind on my blogging, so I'm going to make these next few short and sweet. Book #26 of my '07 reading list was Don DeLillo's new post-9/11 novel Falling Man.

Riveting reading as you would expect from DeLillo. It's not his best work, but the fact that he's managed to produce a novel that reasonably contextualizes the impact of 9/11 on our collective psyche makes it well worth a read.

Wikipedia entry
Village Voice review

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