Thanks to Facebook friends and the Philadelphia Science Fiction Society for directing me to local writer Gregory Frost’s dystopian adventure, set in an unspecified future Philadelphia that has split (even more) in two.
While depicting Jane’s otherwise obscure life, Lepore leverages Jane and Ben’s long correspondence for a refreshing view of an over-examined life. But she doesn’t dwell on the more celebrated of the siblings, telling the story of the good rather than the great.
The GL imagines the submitter of these three books having a bathroom full of carefully alphabetized pill bottles, the collected works of Lydia Davis and old issues of N+1. It sounds like a pretty fun place to hide during parties.