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The Catcher in the Rye
3.77
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May 01, 2010
 
Maniac Magee
3.84
None
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May 01, 2010
 
The Ice-Shirt
3.98
Still planning on reviewing this soon. Hell, I might re-read it soon.
Feb 23, 2013
Feb 12, 2013
 
Nova (Doubleday Science Fiction)
3.83
review forthcoming. Delany is incredible
Mar 26, 2013
Mar 21, 2013
 
2666
4.19
A great read, though exhausting on many accounts. During the fourth section, 'The Part About the Crimes,' I had to put it down for about a month(I gue ...more
May 18, 2010
May 21, 2010
 
Água Viva
4.20
This is a book that I will return to at least once a year. The prose reminds me of Saul Williams’ poetry, although Saul was born a mere five years bef ...more
Aug 09, 2013
Aug 10, 2013
 
Girl Imagined by Chance
4.12
Lance Olsen is one of my favorite authors; his ability with language is uncanny. His experimental literature can compel a person to try writing -- he ...more
Sep 18, 2012
Jan 25, 2013
 
CivilWarLand in Bad Decline
4.23
This was my introduction to Saunders, and it's a delightful reread. I hadn't knowingly read him until he won the "genius grant" from the MacArthur Fou ...more
Jan 26, 2013
Jan 24, 2013
 
Gravity's Rainbow
4.03
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Ar[k] The Herald Angels Scream
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God - Behold, Big N, I swear to me that I won’t destroy the Earth by Flood.
Noah - Good deal, no one wan
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Jun 21, 2013
Jun 02, 2013
 
Infinite Jest
4.34
Infinite Jest is enormous in many regards.

THE INTIMIDATION FACTORS:
Its sheer girth -- it's nearly the size of a phone book, and thicker than some.
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Sep 12, 2009
Apr 30, 2010
 
Europe Central
3.90
Wow. How many of these dense 800+ page novels can I get through without hitting my head against a wall? Not sure, but here is another. Vollmann reigns ...more
Jun 04, 2010
Apr 30, 2010
 
Fathers and Crows
4.30
“This book is dedicated against all dogmatists and their armies. Whoever they are, I cordially wish them a warm stay in Hell.” -- from the author’s de ...more
Jul 26, 2013
Jul 06, 2013
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