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Show More Always Crashing in the Same Car: On Art, Crisis and Los Angeles, California by Matthew Specktor.
Tin House, 378 pp., $17.95, July 2021, 978 1 951142 62 9Show More
“... from our cultural past, but they are also characters, bystanders, torn posters looking down on Matthew Specktor’s family circle. His book is in some ways a work of critical commentary, as mind-expanding as a perfect peach (eat it now – by tomorrow it may be going off). But it is also a novel posing as a memoir, with scenes so gentle that the ...”