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Three Percent #128: Remembering, Rereading, Rewatching

In this week’s episode, Chad and Tom talk about their first ever episode, the new Granta list of Best Young American Novelists,, and books they’re looking forward to reading this summer. They also introduce the “Two Month Review”—a new series of weekly mini-episodes launching on Tuesday.

Here’s a (fairly) complete list of the new books discussed on this episode:

October by China Miéville

Wolf Hunt by Ivailo Petrov

Beasts Head for Home by Kobo Abe

Warning to the Crocodiles by António Lobo Antunes

Map Drawn by a Spy by Guillermo Cabrera Infante

The Secret History of Twin Peaks by Mark Frost

And the authors and books Chad and/or Tom want to reread:

Ulysses by James Joyce

Absalom, Absalom! by William Faulkner

Hopscotch by Julio Cortázar

Lolita by Vladimir Nabokov

Philip K. Dick, generally

Tree of Smoke by Denis Johnson

This week’s music is The Two of Us by The Jesus and Mary Chain.

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