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Terminal Boredom (2021, Verso Books) 4 stars

"Born from the obsessive and highly idiosyncratic mind of a cult figure of the Japanese …

Interesting ideas; tone I found hard

3 stars

This collection of stories explores some interesting territory around mental illness and sense of self, but ultimately the standoffish tone of almost all the narration grated on me. For any one story I think it was a reasonably effective device, but across the whole book it really limited my emotional engagement.