"Jonathan Lethem's last two novels -- 2003's Fortress of Solitude and 2007's You Don't Love Me Yet -- steered away from the sci-fi leanings of his early work. The talking kangaroos, post-apocalyptic telepaths, and alien hermaphrodites were replaced by flying children and mysteriously endowed song ... More >>
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