With a cast of eccentrics that rivals qThe Royal Tenenbaumsq, ALONE IN THE COMPANY OF OTHERS is about people and their treasured possessions, and the distinctive role that each of us plays as part of a group dynamic. The book questions where each of us essentially exists ' within the singular, the plural, or both.There was a picture of it near the restrooms, which Dorothy had commented on after shea#39;d come back from one of her trips to the toilet. ... Instead I nodded as he made me examine with him the cubbyholes and glass doorknobs; the old grilled radiator in ... We drank cappuccinos at coffee houses and bought weed from a man who owned a computer repair shop in one of the Uptown Apartmentsa#39; storefrontsanbsp;...
|Title||:||Alone in the Company of Others: A Novel|
|Publisher||:||Open Books - 2009-10-19|