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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

Sunday, October 19, 2008

Indignation

Book #41 for me this year was Philip Roth's new novel Indignation.

I really enjoyed this one. The youthful angst reminded me of Roth's earlier work and of J.D. Salinger. Another wonderful addition to the Roth canon.

This one is brand spankin' new so online reviews are available aplenty:

NPR Review and excerpt
The Complete Review

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