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The Final Rounds of the ToB

By posted at 10:17 am on March 25, 2011 2

Another week of literary contests has whittled the Tournament of Books field down to four: Freedom, A Visit From the Goon Squad, Next, and The Particular Sadness of Lemon Cake. Today, the team offers more analysis, previewing and recapping. Up next: the semis, the Zombie round, and the grand finale.

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2 Responses to “The Final Rounds of the ToB”

  1. Diane
    at 6:11 pm on March 26, 2011

    Of these, I’ve only read Freedom and absolutely loved it. What great insight into the American Dream! What can you tell me about the other titles? Of the three, which one is a must-read right now?

  2. Sean
    at 9:28 am on March 27, 2011

    I’ve read three of the 4.

    Actually, I would read “Skippy Dies” first which is on pace to be in the Zombie round.

    If you are looking for something quick, read “Goon Squad.” It goes fast and most people really seem to like it.

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