by Kaya Genc

Diary of the Fall – Michel Laub

According to these numbers, the narrator knows more about his grandfather (38+22=60) than either about his father (31+28=59) or about himself (31+26=57).

The Circle – Dave Eggers

As a writer who grew up in the age of the web, Eggers today seems more scared than fascinated by the digital ethos of social media whose birth pangs he witnessed two decades ago.