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I’ve recently and finally got around to reading Jennifer Egan’s hyped novel A Visit from the Goon Squad, which at first I was highly skeptical of but ended up loving. Egan treads a fine line between high and low, but won’t shun a spoonful of pop if it works, so it’s not really surprising that she’s happy to experiment in a little Twitter literature – her 10-part poem Black Box was launched via The New Yorker’s Twitter account last night, and will continue to run for the next nine days, between 20 and 21h US East Coast time. Follow it live here, or catch up on past installments here.

Illustration by Brendan Monroe