Fiction

Breakfast of Champions by Kurt Vonnegut [Book Thoughts]

-> Listen: Breakfast of Champions is a harsh tour of mankind. Powerful and depressing and so on. For Vonnegut’s admirers: bitter food for thought, for others: poison to be avoided.
-Imran

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Under the Jaguar Sun by Italo Calvino [Book Thoughts]

Under the Jaguar Sun is worth a read if only for the aesthetics and the prose. It’s short, unfinished even, and offers just a taste/whisper/whiff of something different.
-Imran

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Requiem for a Dream by Hubert Selby Jr. [Book Thoughts]

Requiem for a Dream is a brave book written by a brave man in a brave style. They shouldn’t give teenagers lectures on drugs: they should give them this book.
-Imran

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