Cult figure and author Lynne Tillman is back with a vengeance. After 10 years, this new novel about our obsession with images — capturing them, keeping them, showing our lives through them — is a book perfect for our generation. Ezekiel has always been fascinated with photos, ever since he pored over the family albums as a child. Now a grown man, with a broken heart and an intense career as a cultural anthropologist and ethnographer, Ezekiel spends his time meditating on the notion of images, of masculinity and of the preservation of the Kardashians. Is this book strange and sometimes difficult? Yes. But it’s also an incredible look into the mind of a modern man and his particular male gaze. Tillman’s wicked imagination is worth every second.
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