Purity by Jonathan Franzen: Are you hungry for the truth? Or desperate to hide it? Young Pip Tyler doesn't know who she is. She knows that her real name is Purity, that she's saddled with $130,000 in student debt, that she's squatting with anarchists in Oakland, and that her relationship with her mother—her only family—is hazardous..
"The Kraus Project: Essays by Karl Kraus" by Karl Kraus, translated by Jonathan Franzen * Painstakingly wrought, strikingly original in form, The Kraus Project is a feast of thought, passion, and literature