Wednesday, September 22, 2010

Finally Finished: "Character Studies" by Mark Singer

Finally Finished: Character Studies: encounters with the curiously obsessed by Mark Singer, 2005, 0618197257.

I read part of this a few years ago and never finished all the essays. I read Head Games by Craig McDonald and he reference this book in an afterword. Or foreword. Or author's note. Or something. So, I checked it out again.

I read them. One essay is about highly driven NYC suburban moms. What a couple of fucking nutcases. I reread the Ricky Jay essay. After first reading that essay I hunted down Ricky Jay books and other materials.

Essays date from about 1990 onwards.

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