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Daniel Gonzalez and Gabriel Mara tempt fate by discussing books, reading, and trying to read in today's busy world. For the book lovers, the light readers, the speed readers, and for those who show up for the company!

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Daniel Gonzalez and Gabriel Mara tempt fate by discussing books, reading, and trying to read in today's busy world. For the book lovers, the light readers, the speed readers, and for those who show up for the company!

    "The Infamous Ramírez Hoffman" by Roberto Bolaño

    "The Infamous Ramírez Hoffman" by Roberto Bolaño

    Okay, so the boyos get kinda drunk and go on for a long time about this short story from the dark satire book Nazi Literature in the Americas by the late great Bolaño. Much fun is had! Plus: a Kanye game is played!

    36:53 A Literary Game

    46:46 Final Thoughts

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    • 1 hr 13 min
    Chambermaids: "The Courtship of Mr Lyon" and "The Tiger's Bride" by Angela Carter

    Chambermaids: "The Courtship of Mr Lyon" and "The Tiger's Bride" by Angela Carter

    The gang is doing, like, another Beauty and the Beast tale! They’s also returning to the Angela Carter book of fairy tales! So yeah, many returns!

    32:54 A Literary Game

    45:04 Final Thoughts

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    • 58 min
    Daniel, Take My Hand: Sacred by Dennis Lehane

    Daniel, Take My Hand: Sacred by Dennis Lehane

    The boyos catch up with Kenzie/Gennaro in the third book of Dennis “the Hatred” Lehane’s detective series (which includes Gone Baby Gone). Also: a slapdash literary game is played!

    31:54 A Literary Game

    42:59 Final Thoughts

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    • 58 min
    "Replacements" by Lisa Tuttle

    "Replacements" by Lisa Tuttle

    The boyos take a shot in the dark and select this speculative fiction from an award winning author they didn’t really know about! Plus: a game is played!

    30:36 A Literary Game

    42:16 Final Thoughts

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    • 53 min
    Stranded! In Cold Blood by Truman Capote

    Stranded! In Cold Blood by Truman Capote

    STRANDED! returns with this true crime pioneer! The boyos gab about the Philip Seymour Hoffman movie, veracity, and true crime podcasts while sort of discussing the nonfiction novel! Also: a Philip Seymour Hoffman game is played!

    39:51 A Literary Game

    48:32 Final Thoughts

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    • 1 hr 4 min
    Chambermaids: "The Bloody Chamber" by Angela Carter

    Chambermaids: "The Bloody Chamber" by Angela Carter

    New subseries! We go bluebearding for the titular story in this classic 20th century fairy tale collection! Also: a game is played! And “octopodes” and The Whiparound podcast is briefly discussed…

    31:07 A Literary Game

    46:37 Final Thoughts

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    • 1 hr 1 min

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