two-minute book review: drown

Favorite Quote: "In a better world I would have kissed her over the ice trays and that would have been the end of all of our troubles.  But you know exactly what kind of world we live in."

Favorite Character: La Inca

Meetways: Love in the Time of Cholera meets The Mysteries of Pittsburgh

Three Words: casual, personal, immediate
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Favorite Quote: "No amount of heart-leather could stop something like that from hurting."

Favorite Character: Ysrael

Meetways: The Namesake meets Ask the Dust

Three Words: sad, funny, empathetic


  1. how much is it like "the brief wonderous life of oscar wao"? scale of 1-10.

    1. About an 8. Same narrator/alter ego, same Dominican themes, no footnotes.


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