Just how many contemporary novels even deign to admit that email, TV, and bathrooms exist?


David Shields has a more galactic-sized talent even than I had apprehended if he can produce Reality Hunger and a dozen other books from a trash heap like this


Someday you’re gonna die. Imagine having spent your life reading literature and novels


David Shields, Other People: “I once felt joy in being alive and I felt this mainly when I was playing basketball and I rarely if ever feel that joy anymore and it’s my own damn fault and that’s life”


The best parts of Reality Hunger are, paradoxically, the parts David Shields wrote himself

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None. I quit.

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