In the Stacks Episode 45: A Visit from the Goon Squad by Jennifer Egan

A video book review of A Visit from the Goon Squad by Jennifer Egan. Purchase the book on Bookshop here, and on Amazon here.

"Through a haze of sex, drugs and rock and roll, this novel flashes from the punk scene in San Francisco in the 70s to present day New York and LA. A collective storytelling style threads through a cast of characters in the music industry, an interconnected group ranging from members of the bands to their producers and handlers.

"Bennie started a band way back when in high school and built the business into a record label. His assistant Sasha steals to feel close to people and have power over them. We meet countless friends and lovers along the way, each communicating as best they can, in their own personal style." -- Michelle Z. from In the

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