Friday, September 17, 2010

Megan recommends: Lost in Place

This is an oldie but a goodie. Mark Salzman has written quite a few novels, but I like his memoir of growing up in suburban Connecticut in the 1970s. Lost in Place: Growing Up Absurd in Suburbia chronicles his childhood as an unconventional kid in a conventional family with humor and grace. His attempts to adopt the lifestyle of a Zen monk are particularly funny.

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