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Rumaan Alam
I wrote the books Rich and Pretty and That Kind of Mother. My new novel, Leave the World Behind, is out now.
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Rumaan Alam 9h
Replying to @Rumaan
music is weird bc it can be time travel in a way few other forms can, at least for me. now i'm listening to VAUXHALL AND I, in case it's not clear by all this tweeting i have a LOT of things to do and am ignoring them all
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Rumaan Alam 9h
Replying to @thesusanito
!!!!!!! (thank you for reading)
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Rumaan Alam 9h
Replying to @Rumaan
earlier i listened to IS THIS DESIRE, also very powerful pre-9/11 situation
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Rumaan Alam 9h
Replying to @Rumaan
it isn't really possible for something to sound "pre-9/11," that's just personal frame of reference but still this is very very pre-9/11
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Rumaan Alam 9h
I am listening to Quasi.... yikes nostalgia
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Rumaan Alam 10h
ah thank you for reading!
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Ecco 11h
Listen to discuss LEAVE THE WORLD BEHIND with on a new episode of Moms Don't Have Time to Read Books!
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Rumaan Alam 13h
Replying to @susan_ayurveda
Thank you for reading!!
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Rumaan Alam 14h
Replying to @Rumaan
also super into this performance, cate le bon is so weird the other day i tried to describe her and i just said "you know, she's from wales, she's insane"
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Rumaan Alam 14h
Replying to @cejarvis
lol i went to oberlin i know well enough. i somehow didn't marry someone from oberlin which i think puts me in the statistical minority
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Rumaan Alam 14h
Replying to @Rumaan
amazing how every one of her musicians looks like someone i had a crush on at oberlin 21 years ago
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Rumaan Alam 14h
cate le bon was supposed to play in new york this fall so i'm watching videos of her playing live
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Bloomsbury UK 14h
🦌'Easily the best thing I've read all year' 🦌'Deserves a place among the classics' 🦌'The fall's biggest novel' and read the novel that everyone's talking about this Autumn - out now in EB
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Rumaan Alam 16h
Replying to @Rumaan
New order is truly music for virgins and nerds.... I love it
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Rumaan Alam 16h
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Remembering a friend’s luxury car in which once you’d finished with side a the cassette player just knew to play side b
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Rumaan Alam 16h
Replying to @yoloethics
I’m not teaching next semester and am thinking of becoming a ft Olsen fan instagrammer
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Rumaan Alam 16h
There are too many remixes and versions available digitally; all I want is to listen to my beloved worn out cassette of new order’s SUBSTANCE
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Rumaan Alam 16h
Replying to @ImogenWK
Await Your Reply, Dan chaon
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Rumaan Alam Oct 25
Replying to @timtimmanley
ahhh thank you both for reading!!!!
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Rumaan Alam Oct 25
Replying to @susanmernit
thanks for reading!!!
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