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Joshua Mohr's 'All This Life' delves into death, divorce and addiction in the digital age

Joshua Mohr's 'All This Life' delves into death, divorce and addiction in the digital age

In his latest novel, "All This Life," Joshua Mohr captures a digital moment. The author brings together a cast of wounded people looking to simultaneously connect and avoid connection online, proving that social media is in some ways our most human endeavor — we invent that which we need to indulge our tendencies of social anxiety and informational gluttony. Writing specifically about technology can be problematic, as contemporaneous devices, apps and platforms are sure to become obsolete. But "All This Life" tempers its overt use of such references by concentrating on the human feelings that drive our digital lives. Mohr's book employs multiple...

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