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Two Month Review: #5.05: FOX by Dubravka Ugresic (“The Devil’s Garden”)

In this week’s Two Month Review, Brian drops some excellent knowledge about why this chapter is called “The Devil’s Garden,” opening a window into Ugresic’s genius, guest George Carroll talks about his time in Kolkata, and Chad says a bunch of mildly entertaining things about camping and landmines. The most stunning moment comes when all three reveal their complete ignorance of one particular major work of international literature . . . Overall, a great episode!

You can watch the video recording of this episode on YouTube, and while you’re there, subscribe to the Two Month Review channel and stayed tuned for the next broadcast, in which we’ll be talking about the last half of Part III of “The Devil’s Garden,” pages 144-183.

As always, Fox (and all the previous Two Month Review titles) is available for 20% off through our website. Just use the code 2MONTH at checkout.

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This week’s episode opens with “Fall Down” by the Throwing Muses, and ends with part of the theme song from Casualties of War starring Michael J. Fox.



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