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Three Percent #151: A Time for Gifting

After a long conversation about a rather strange Rochester gathering of arts organizations, Chad and Tom get down to business: recommending their favorite books of 2018. Except, rather than just make a list, they decide which of their friends or relatives should receive each of these titles. Then they talk about a couple movies, heists, and NXIVM.

This is the blank book they were making fun of:

A (hopefully) complete list of the recommended titles:

The Shift by Russell Carleton

Seasonal Associate by Heike Geissler

Ivory Pearl by Jean-Patrick Manchette

Lost Empress by Sergio De La Pava

The Largesse of the Sea Maiden by Denis Johnson

The Overstory by Richard Powers

Paradise Rot by Jenny Hval

CoDex 1962 by Sjón

Madame Victoria by Catherine Leroux

Tell Them of Battles, Kings, and Elephants by Mathias Énard

This week’s music is “Young Lady, You’re Scaring Me” by Ron Gallo.

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