Super Sad True Love Story - Gary Shteyngart
"And then, as flames bloomed across the ferry’s upper decks, as the [other ferry] John F. Kennedy reared up, split into two, disintegrated into the warm waters, as the first part of our lives, the false part, came to an end, the question we had forgotten to ask for so many years was finally shouted by one husky voice, stage left: “But why?”"