A Visit from the Goon Squad Topics for Discussion

Jennifer Egan
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Examine Sasha's fascination with stealing from people. What started it? What causes Sasha to try to get help? Does it work? What types of things does Sasha steal? What does she do with the items? Is there a cure for kleptomania?

Discuss Bennie's anxiety attacks. What causes them? How can they be prevented? Do you think they are self-induced? What is the best cure for an anxiety attack?

Scotty falls off the radar and does not want anyone to know where he is after he leaves school. Discuss Scotty's purpose for dropping off the grid, his reunion with Bennie and rise to stardom.

Many of the people in the book seem to be drawn to Sasha. What is Sasha's appeal? Why do Bennie and Alex go looking for Sasha? Why is Rob so fascinated with Sasha?

Examine La Doll's rise and fall from fame as New York's...

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