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5150 A Transfer by Duncan MacLeod
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  1. What was your favorite part of 5150? Your least favorite?
  2. The author intended to reduce stigma around mental illness by putting a reader inside the mind of a psychotic. Do you think they reduced stigma? Why or why not?
  3. Although 5150 is set in the past, in a pre-internet world, do you still feel it resonates with its readers? What about it is timeless?
  4. If you could speak to one of the characters directly, whom would you choose and what would you discuss?
  5. Many readers were unable to pigeonhole the book into a genre. What genre do you think this book is? Did 5150 remind you of any other books?
  6. What are the primary themes in 5150?
  7. What did you think about the writing style?
  8. Did you reread any passages? Which ones and why?
  9. Would you like to read the other books in the series? Why or why not?
  10. The author stated that most run-on sentences and grammatical goofs were intentional, as they helped further illuminate the psychotic thinking process. Do you think they helped or hurt the story? Why?