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McSweeney's #8 (McSweeney's Quarterly Concern #8)

3.88 of 5 stars 3.88  ·  rating details  ·  59 ratings  ·  3 reviews
Literary Anthology.
Hardcover, 335 pages
Published January 1st 2002 by McSweeneys
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I recently wrote a short thing about Dave Eggers and then realized that I hadn't rated or reviewed the many issues of McSweeney's I've read. The early issues were especially influential and inspiring to me.
I found the "fiction-masquerading-as-fact" theme sort of grating and self-righteous.

Also, though he didn't really fit that theme, I ALWAYS find Lawrence Weschler kind of annoying and precocious.

Oh well. I think this issue is an excellent argument for the existence of The Believer - I like to know what I'm getting and therefore fact/fiction apartheid is totally cool with me.

Also, someday I need to travel to eastern Europe because dry and black as I may think my sense of humor is, I just don't g
Tom Steele
Is this the most perfect McSweeney's? It's possible.

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