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The Candy House

by Jennifer Egan

Tech genius Bix Bouton is searching for the next big innovation when he stumbles upon a group of Colombia professors who give him the very things he is looking for. Their conversations provide the inspiration for “Own Your Unconscious,” a platform that allows you to access and share every memory you’ve ever had. From here, the novel unfolds, tracing characters whose lives overlap in ingenious, mysterious and sometimes hilarious ways. At its heart, The Candy House is a story about family, love and the meaning of real human connection.In telling this story, Jennifer Egan Subtly asks us to consider our image obsessed world and the costs, both good and bad, of giving ourselves over to technology. Brilliantly inventive, The Candy House is a sparkling tribute to power of imagination! – Diana