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A Visit From the Goon Squad by Jennifer Egan

Review: 3 / 5

A Visit From the Goon Squad won the Pulitzer Prize in 2011, so smarter folks than me agree that was an incredible achievement. Sadly for me, I struggled to care about most of the characters in this book, which centers around a record executive and his assistant and weaves together a dozen or so different stories of loosely connected characters.

A highlight was the inclusion of a chapter presented entirely in PowerPoint slides, which I enjoyed quite a bit after an initial groan at the idea.


Title: A Visit From the Goon Squad
Author: Jennifer Egan
Published: 2010
ISBN: 9780307477477
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