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Sleep Donation From the author of the New York Times bestseller Swamplandia , and finalist for the Pulitzer Prize, an imaginative and haunting novella about an insomnia epidemic set in the near future.A crisis has swept America Hundreds of thousands have lost the ability to sleep Enter the Slumber Corps, an organization that urges healthy dreamers to donate sleep to an insomniac Under the wealthy and enigmatic Storch brothers the Corps reach has grown, with outposts in every major US city Trish Edgewater, whose sister Dori was one of the first victims of the lethal insomnia, has spent the past seven years recruiting for the Corps But Trish s faith in the organization and in her own motives begins to falter when she is confronted by Baby A, the first universal sleep donor, and the mysterious Donor Y Sleep Donation explores a world facing the end of sleep as we know it, where Night Worlds offer black market remedies to the desperate and sleep deprived, and where even the act of making a gift is not as simple as it appears. Free Read [ Sleep Donation ] by [ Karen Russell ] For Kindle ePUB or eBook – groundhogwalking.co.uk

    10 thoughts on “The books on ↠ Sleep DonationKindle Author ☆ Karen Russell ✓ – groundhogwalking.co.uk

  1. this is the first title from the newly launched atavist books, which looks like it is going to be an e publisher for cool novellas from authors i like and makes me really glad i have come around on the whole e reader thing, albeit reluctantly.it s a great piece of writing, about an insomnia epidemic that takes over the ...

  2. Sleep Donation is the first book from a new publisher Atavist Books that appears to be publishing predominantly e books, with some of the titles being available in print format, too They ve got an impressive looking group of authors lined up for their first wave of releases, they have some people from interesting parts of the publishing world running things and evenimportantly it looks like they are going to be giving some time to pushing each book to try to help build careers and not jus Sleep Donation is the first book from a new publisher Atavist Books that appears to be publishing predominantly e books, with some of the titles being available in print format, too They ve got an ...

  3. Man, I really, REALLY want to like Karen Russell s work I mean, I found the plot of this e novella wherein what lies ahead for us is a world in which a strange, disturbing insomnia has gripped the nation, forcing people with healthy sleep patterns to donate their sleep to the less fortunate in a kind of futuristic blood bank of zzzs to be fascinating.But about mid way through, I hit a snag of sorts with Russell s writing that reminded me of why, despite the hoopla that surrounded it, her Swa Man, I really, REALLY want to like Karen Russell s work I mean, I found the plot of this e novella wherein what lies ahead for us is a world in which a strange, disturbing insomnia has gripped the nation, forcing people with healthy sleep patterns to donate their sleep to the less fortunate in a kind of futuristic blood bank of zzzs to be fascinating.But about mid way through, I hit a snag of sorts with Ru...

  4. Three stars means I liked it, right Well, I liked it So three stars Bam.Synopsis all up in yo face America has fallen under the dark spell of insomnia, and we follow a worker at the Sleep Corps The Corps siphon nice, peaceful sleep from thems than can, and inject it or something into thems that can t A great idea for a story, yes I concur.But the execution didn t do it for me First of ly, the narration is the dialog kind of narration, which is I always find incredibly hit or miss T Three stars means I liked it, right Well, I liked it So three stars Bam.Synopsis all up in yo face America has fallen under the dark spell of insomnia, and we follow a worker at the Sleep Corps The Corps siphon nice, peaceful sleep from thems than can, and inject it or something into thems that can t A great idea for a story, yes I concur.But the execution didn t do it for me First of ly, the narrati...

  5. Really enjoyed this but the ending was so abrupt That works for short stories those being Russell s strength , but when I invest in a novella length story that is so engrossing, I want a littleresolution.

  6. 4 starsWhat if insomnia was an epidemic And sleep could be donated to those in need karen has written a stellar review for this novella which initially led me to pick this one up for my kindle.This book tells the tale of an insomnia epidemic, and Karen Russell writes very vividly what happens to our bodies when we don t sleep Or we could just watch Christian Bale.But as we smart people know, going a year without sleep is physically and scientifically impossible Trish s sister Dori only lasted 4 starsWhat if insomnia was an epidemic And sleep could be donated to those in need karen has written a stellar review for this novella which initially led me to pick this one up for my kindle.This book tells the tale of an insomnia epidemic, and Karen Russell writes very vividly what happens to our bodies when we don t sleep Or we could just watch Christian Bale.But as we smart people know, going a year without sleep is physically and scientifically impossible Trish s sister Dori only lastedtwenty dayswithout sleep before she died.Trish is our narrator and she works for Slumber Corps, an independent nonprofit organization working on soliciting sleep donations from those who haven t been afflicted with the horrible disease Trish is very very good at her job, using her sob story of her dead sister to emotionally manipulate people into giving up something that they probabl...

  7. THIS REVIEW CONTAINS SOME SPOILERS 2.5 STARS FOR AN INTERESTING CONCEPT THAT KIND OF WITHERED ON THE VINEI was compelled to read this after Russell s appearance on Fresh Air, but I was incredibly disappointed to find that it took me far longer to finish this novella than it should have.The irony lies in the title Sleep Donation, a rather conceptual story about a world being overrun with chronic insomnia and how sleep has become a donated commodity similar to blood, was managing to cure my inso THIS REVIE...

  8. Sleep Donation is the story of an American nation increasingly unable to sleep We are never told the year, but the cultural references and the dollar sums made it appear to this reader to be in the not so distant future Rarely at first, but now with steadily increasing frequency, Americans are afflicted with an insomnia so total, that death results Our narrator, Trish Edgewood is a recruiter for Slumber Corp., the nation s non profit sleep bank Through science, sleep has taken on a blood lik Sleep Donation is the story of an American nation increasingly unable to sleep We are never told the year, but the cultural references and the dollar sums made it appear to this reader to be in the not so distant future Rarely at first, but now with steadily increasing frequency, Americans are afflicted with an insomnia so total, that death results Our narrator, Trish Edgewood is a recruiter for Slumber Corp., the nation s non profit sleep bank Through science, sleep has taken on a blood like quality in that it can be collected from healthy donors and transfused to the suffering As the process is fairly new, and there is much fear about the condition and how it spreads, donors are difficult to come by Ms Edgewood, we discover, is among the best recruiters of donors because of her ability to relate the story of her own sister s death Her sister, Dori, was the first to die on the East Coast, and through Trish s s...

  9. Ok, so I finally finished this one It was only about a hundred pages or so, but for some reason, it took me several days to get through The writing was very good, so it wasn t that, just a pretty deep material to consider as I read through it.There s a lot of pragmatism and the whole do the ends justify the means going on in this story Do we really have the right to force people to donate in order to help others stay alive That s the heart of this story, with pure sleep as the necessary it Ok, so I finally finished this one It was only about a hundred pages or so, but for some reason, it took me several days to get through The writing was very good, so it wasn t that, just a pretty deep material to consider as I read through it.There s a lot of pragmatism and the whole do the ends justify the means going on in this story Do we really have the right to force people to donate in order to help others stay alive That s the heart of this story, with pure sleep as the necessary item for survival There s a insomnia epidemic, and those that can sleep are asked, at first, to donate hours of sleep, at the risk of losing sleep themselves, as well as potentially shortening their life The recruiters are increasingly becomingandforceful as the epidemic continues, and one recruiter, a star recruiter starts to question the means at which...

  10. This was an extremely quick read, and the amnesia mythology was extremely interesting Unfortunately, I didn t find myself connecting to any of the characters or their stories Having no investment in them definitely overshadowed my enjoyment of the worldbuilding.