Stuart’s review of Billy Lynn's Long Halftime Walk
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Jun 20, 2012 06:38AM
Stuart, have you read NEXT? That's another Texas stream-of-consciousness book. Great review, btw!
Jun 20, 2012 06:51AM
I have a bias against Texas, Dallas in particular. If I go stream of consciousness again, I think I need to pick another state. Broaden my horizons. Maybe, I dunno, Rhode Island?
Jun 20, 2012 06:55AM
Hahaha! You mean, you don't like the state that produced "W" and Santorum? Not exactly Leopold Bloom types, are they?
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Jun 20, 2012 07:04AM
Texas and me don't get along. The list of bizarre things that have happened to me there is long. I think it was Woody Guthrie who said, "Marry a Texas girl. No matter what happens she's seen worse."
Jan 02, 2013 06:53AM
You made me chuckle. I started to lead into my review with your thought, " If you're a conservative war hawk or a Dallas Cowboys fan, I suggest that you stay away from this book. It will be too cynical for you." When I remembered how few of those people read literature, I went another way.
Jan 02, 2013 07:15AM
Thanks. It's probably true that conservative war hawks don't read many novels. But maybe there's a Dallas Cowboys fan or two in the stands with a book to read during those persistent and long TV timeouts.
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