A Visit From the Goon SquadBook - 2010
From Library Staff
multcolib_lauralw Aug 28, 2015
This award winning novel follows the trials and tribulations of a SF Punk band over the decades.
multcolib_dianaa Mar 17, 2015
This collection of linked stories skips around in time and illumintates the lives of sometimes very loosely linked characters. Each story is so engaging and beautifully written, that it takes a while to even notice that their subject is time and how it changes us.
multcolib_recommends2 Aug 25, 2014
Winner of the 2011 Pulitzer Prize for fiction. The interlinked stories in this book all revolve around a group of friends and episodes in their lives from their adolescence in the 1980s up through the present day and on into the future. Themes of music, youth, and getting old run through it. Like... Read More »
The goon in the title is time, and the main theme of this book is how time changes us, turns us into someone we wouldn't have recognized when we were young. This could be a real bummer of a theme, too, but the book is so smart, engaging and intricately plotted that the theme just kind of washed o... Read More »
Working side-by-side for a record label, former punk rocker Bennie Salazar and the passionate Sasha hide illicit secrets from one another while interacting with a motley assortment of equally troubled people from 1970s San Francisco to the post-war future.