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Oddly specific book recommendations #1: Shoeburyness

According to the Meaning of Liff, ‘Shoeburyness’ is: the vague uncomfortable feeling you get when sitting on a seat that is still warm from somebody else’s bottom I think what you need in that situation is either an extremely immersive … Continue reading

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March reads 2014 (in-translation month)

In March I only read fiction in translation. I’d noticed my in-translation reading had dipped a little and wanted to get back into the swing of it, so thought the best way would be to only let myself read in … Continue reading

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Nagasaki by Eric Faye

Translated from French by Emily Boyce. Shimura, a middle-aged man living alone in a quiet suburb, begins to notice food has been going missing from his kitchen. He sets up a webcam and monitors it from work, hoping to catch … Continue reading

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