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Brandon Stosuy is the co-founder and editor in chief at The Creative Independent, the co-founder of the annual Basilica Soundscape festival in Hudson, NY, the co-founder of Zone 6 Gallery, and has been a music curator at the Broad Museum in Los Angeles and at MoMA PS1 in New York City
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Crying in H Mart
A Memoir
Michelle Zauner - Apr 20, 2021
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From the indie rockstar of Japanese Breakfast fame, and author of the viral 2018 New Yorker essay that shares the title of this book, an unflinching, powerful memoir about growing up Korean American, losing her mother, and forging her own identity.In this exquisite story of family, food, grief, and endurance, Michelle Zauner proves herself far more...
Brandon Stosuy
May 09, 2021
really good book. I learned a lot and: our life experiences are quite different, but it brought back a ton of memories of my own mother’s death due to cancer, and kept resonating... great writing is magic like that.      source
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I Hold a Wolf by the Ears
Laura van Den Berg - Jul 28, 2020
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An urgent and unsettling collection of women on the verge from Laura van den Berg, author of The Third Hotel I Hold a Wolf by the Ears, Laura van den Berg's first story collection since her acclaimed and prizewinning Isle of Youth, draws readers into a world of wholly original, sideways ghost stories that linger in the mouth and mind like rotten, f...
Brandon Stosuy
Jan 23, 2021
thought of this earlier as i finished this incredible book:      source
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A Children's Bible
A Novel
Lydia Millet - May 12, 2020
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Pulitzer Prize finalist Lydia Millet’s sublime new novel—her first since the National Book Award long-listed Sweet Lamb of Heaven—follows a group of twelve eerily mature children on a forced vacation with their families at a sprawling lakeside mansion.Contemptuous of their parents, who pass their days in a stupor of liquor, drugs, and sex, the chil...
Brandon Stosuy
Dec 18, 2020
and: lydia millet's a children's bible is a great book.      source
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The Pine Barrens
John McPhee - May 01, 1978 (first published in 1967)
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Most people think of New Jersey as a suburban-industrial corridor that runs between New York and Philadelphia. Yet in the low center of the state is a near wilderness, larger than most national parks, which has been known since the seventeenth century as the Pine Barrens.The term refers to the predominant trees in the vast forests that cover the ar...
Brandon Stosuy
Jan 22, 2020
@thewrens I really love that book. It's one that I've read a bunch of times—I saw it again on a different bookshelf the other day, and so brought it back to this pile, ha. This was my mother's copy. I grew up in Chatsworth, "capital of the pines."      source