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Project for a Revolution in New York: A Novel
Second reading on 2/18/13: Review forthcoming on HTMLGiant.

Okay, updated (and really, really long) review now up:
Jul 02, 2010
Feb 26, 2009
Pig Tales: A Novel of Lust and Transformation
I read this in a single sitting (okay, to be fair I had to finish the last 10 pages on the bus, so I guess technically it was two sittings but whateve ...more
Mar 19, 2009
Feb 28, 2009
Beyond great; potentially a new favorite. Compact is a literal catalog of avant-garde textual techniques and how to apply them without resorting to gi ...more
Jul 03, 2009
Jul 05, 2009
The Thirst for Annihilation: Georges Bataille and Virulent Nihilism
I decided that I urgently needed to re-read this book after finishing the essay collection Fanged Noumena. I had read this before, three years ago pro ...more
Nov 22, 2009
Nov 22, 2009
This book absolutely slays. The language completely destroyed me in the best way possible, and I considering immediately starting the book over upon f ...more
Oct 22, 2009
Oct 21, 2009
Red Colored Elegy
There is a sense of disillusionment here that I really like; recalls the despair that I think is inherent in a lot of the Japanese New Wave, a la Oshi ...more
Jan 23, 2009
Jan 26, 2009
Recollections of the Golden Triangle
It's hard for me to identify whatever my favorite Robbe-Grillet novel is, because as a general rule it's always "the last one I read." This one works ...more
Jul 22, 2009
Feb 26, 2009
Grimscribe: His Life And Works
After being vaguely disappointed by the selection in The Shadow at the Bottom of the World, I was afraid that reading Ligotti's earlier stories in the ...more
Jan 15, 2009
Jan 19, 2009
I have now read this twice. Both times I have been pretty excited about what happens in the first 400 pages, and then become immediately frustrated an ...more
Aug 11, 2009
Aug 11, 2009
Codex Seraphinianus
I of course only read this visually, but what a story it was. This is something that I feel needs much more time than I have to be spent with it. It's ...more
May 24, 2009
May 25, 2009
You Know You Love Me (Gossip Girl, #2)
So, von Ziegesar is actually a terrible writer, and it's really annoying to be constantly reminded of the events that happened in the first book, but ...more
Jan 24, 2009
Jan 26, 2009
On Nietzsche
In terms of my interest, I'd place it between Inner Experience (3 Stars) and Guilty (5 Stars). A little bit of distance back from the project of mysti ...more
Mar 31, 2009
Feb 26, 2009
La Medusa
This book is fucking massive, and took me almost two months to read (way, way more time than I've spent on a book in a very long time), but I think it ...more
Dec 30, 2009
Nov 06, 2009
Dark Spring
Totally destroys. Zurn is linguistically simple while conceptually complex and brief, and that makes each word sting even more. Some beautiful ideas & ...more
Nov 06, 2009
Nov 06, 2009
The voice in the closet
This is the square edition which includes the text ECHOES, by Maurice Roche, in the middle of the book. Which I didn't actually read, because it's in ...more
Aug 31, 2009
Aug 31, 2009
101 Things I Learned in Architecture School
A) Parts of this seem relevant w/r/t design even outside of an architectural process. What this means is that I wish I had been told several of these ...more
Apr 18, 2009
Apr 18, 2009
The Doll
I want a copy of this, badly. This book is incredible; everything from Malcolm Green's introduction, to Eluard's poetry, to the somewhat miniscule pho ...more
Jul 16, 2009
Jul 18, 2009
The Park
Characters and tense shift, each protagonist might be a single, there are really beautiful passages here. Also, ideas. Characters are the conduit onto ...more
Sep 25, 2009
Feb 26, 2009
Divine Filth: Lost Writings (Modern Classics)
A second reading of this, in the midst of Bataille's entire oeuvre; highlights one thing in particular: Translator Mark Spitzer's decision to translat ...more
Mar 09, 2009
Aug 25, 2008
The Impossible
perhaps my favorite book

latest read, 12/3/13
for a book that i have, undoubtedly, returned to more than any other, and for a book that still holds the
Jul 29, 2009
Aug 25, 2008
The Lover
own both a french edition (les edition des minuit) & english edition (pantheon)
(read the english edition, french editio
Jun 2009
May 18, 2009
Inner Experience

Over five years after my initial read, and, as it turns out, literally 2 days before Stuart Kendall's new translation
Aug 30, 2014
Feb 26, 2009
Ugly Man
Great. Really fucking great. This is a much better collection than Wrong. I was slightly annoyed that about 50 of the book's 250 pages reprinted Jerk ...more
Jun 06, 2009
Jun 06, 2009
John Duncan [With CD]
January 11th, 2015 - Second Reading
Read this again today... the book is imperfect; there are typos and errors but, as I said before, it's the only ful
Jan 11, 2015
Feb 26, 2009
Animal Rights and Pornography: Stories
Re-reading this probably five years after first purchasing & reading it, I arbitrarily picked this up again yesterday and decided to revisit it. A ...more
Aug 17, 2009
Aug 25, 2008
Visions of Excess
Considering how often I return to this to re-read specific essays, i think my initial 'review' here, considering the collection as a book in itself is ...more
Jan 26, 2009
Jan 26, 2009
This is a wonderful, beautifully worded little jet-setting exploration of the globe. It's similar to what I imagine Calvino's Invisible Cities will be ...more
Oct 21, 2009
Oct 24, 2009
Why Did I Ever
The prose in this is astounding. IT. IS. ASTOUNDING. A blurb calls this a Play It As it Lays for the 21st century, and--you know what?-- I'll buy that ...more
Jul 20, 2009
Feb 17, 2009
the best
This book is incredible, and within the structure of the the cycle it's even more perfect. This book alternatively makes me want to wr
Jun 03, 2009
Apr 17, 2008
Dreams of a Young Girl
Like with Sisters, reading Robbe-Grillet's prose divorced from Topology of a Phantom City & contextualized within the context of David Hamilton's ...more
Dec 22, 2009
Dec 22, 2009
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