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'The Visible Man' review: Chuck Klosterman is in sly form
'The Visible Man' review: Chuck Klosterman is in sly form

In an often repeated 2001 segment from the syndicated radio program "This American Life," people are asked which superpower they would prefer: flight or invisibility? On the show the choice becomes shorthand for two sides of human nature, and that kind of consideration of motive plays a role in "The Visible Man," a novel by pop culture critic Chuck Klosterman about one man's ability to disappear. Built out of a series of session transcripts and notes from Victoria Vick, an overmatched therapist in Austin, Texas, the book introduces her new client "Y__," an arrogant and generally unpleasant former scientist who uses a suit from an abandoned government...

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