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Gravity's Rainbow
4.03
***THIS IS SO A WORK IN PROGRESS: ENJOY/GIGGLE/HUFF IF YOU MUST***

***THE WHOLE REVIEW IS ONLY AVAILABLE UNDER MY WRITINGS BECAUSE (SEE DIRECTLY BELOW)
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Jan 27, 2012
Mar 19, 2011
 
Spanking the Maid
3.70
I got this in the mail when I was about halfway through Coover's first book of stories Pricksongs and Descants, which is amazing and I should be finis ...more
Feb 27, 2012
Sep 21, 2011
 
Vineland
3.65
likely no review to come here as reading seems to've taken a surmounting lead, prioritistically speaking, over trying to put into words feelings about ...more
May 04, 2014
Mar 18, 2014
 
Leaving the Sea
3.35
all hail the weirdo king. i'm now smart. i "get" ben marcus. of course that means i have to go back & reread what i already read, the age of wire ...more
Feb 08, 2015
Jan 14, 2015
 
The Book of Dead Philosophers
3.53
total fucking game changer







as per request for specifics:







this is merely a drop in the giant existential metal rain-water gathering tub that is this drop
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Sep 19, 2014
Sep 09, 2014
 
The Insufferable Gaucho
3.84
it's like the dude is writing for me personally & it's really starting to weird me out
Jan 11, 2015
May 04, 2014
 
Labyrinths:  Selected Stories and Other Writings
4.47
Many people will say Ficciones. Others will say The Aleph is their favorite work by Borges. You could hardly go wrong either way. For my money though, ...more
not set
Sep 21, 2011
 
The Lime Twig
3.85
Well, John Hawkes did it to me again. A few weeks after finishing The Beetle Leg and being delighted/destroyed by it, despite still not being sure wha ...more
Feb 24, 2013
Sep 22, 2011
 
The Waste Land and Other Poems
4.23
mark another one in the column of books i read waaaaaaaaaaaaaaay too early to understand, enjoy, or even consciously remember i'd read it for some tim ...more
Dec 19, 2014
Jan 10, 2012
 
2666 (3-Volume Boxed Set)
4.19
yeah, had a pretty decent review started--mostly done--halfway through the fourth (second to last) of the five books that make up this, in many ways, ...more
Aug 30, 2013
Sep 20, 2011
 
The Illuminatus! Trilogy: The Eye in the Pyramid/The Golden Apple/Leviathan
3.99
Absolutely perfect so far. A mix of Pynchon on meth w/ a deadline and a couple of really smart guys on meth w/ a deadline. Finished Eye in the Diamond ...more
not set
Sep 24, 2011
 
Inside
3.50
what did i think? i think, w/o reservation, that i was not smart enough to get this. i think my three star rating is only a reflection of my shortcomi ...more
Dec 27, 2014
Nov 26, 2014
 
The Custom House of Desire: A Half Century of Surrealist Stories
3.79
that's three stars for the three leonora carrington stories.
Jan 29, 2015
Nov 30, 2014
 
Bleeding Edge
3.56
hopefully review to come. not hopeful to come soon. other than kid's books i've read to my daughter, this is only the second time i've finished a book ...more
Feb 05, 2014
Dec 09, 2013
 
The Street of Crocodiles
4.20
yeah, yeah. i'm working on it.
Oct 09, 2014
Jan 10, 2013
 
Worstward Ho
3.89
some pretentious, but fun, bull shit feat. beckett, morris & rumsfeld























































plz nobody fail better; at least not on these scale levels
Dec 14, 2014
Oct 14, 2011
 
Geographical History of America (PAJ Books)
4.09
an excerpt from 'The Geographical History of America or the Relation of Human Nature to the Human Mind' by Gertrude Stein, pg. 79, the third Chapter I ...more
May 16, 2013
Mar 20, 2013
 
History Will Not Absolve Us: Orwellian Control, Public Denial, and the Murder of President Kennedy
4.71
very odd duck of a book/review to follow
Oct 27, 2014
Oct 23, 2014
 
Autopilot: The Art & Science of Doing Nothing
3.33
i fucking knew it.
Dec 23, 2014
Dec 19, 2014
 
Slow Learner: Early Stories
3.47
my current mantra: re-reading pynchon to learn how to read pynchon. quasi-review in progress.
Mar 10, 2014
Feb 18, 2014
 
The Diary of Adam and Eve
4.00
will review soon dammit
Oct 18, 2013
Sep 21, 2011
 
JFK and the Unspeakable: Why He Died and Why It Matters
4.32
None
Nov 26, 2014
May 04, 2014
 
The Metamorphosis
3.74
None
not set
Sep 21, 2011
 
Alice's Adventures in Wonderland & Through the Looking-Glass
4.05
None
not set
Sep 21, 2011
 
The Third Policeman
4.03
None
not set
Sep 21, 2011
 
At Swim-Two-Birds
3.94
None
Oct 18, 2013
Sep 20, 2011
 
The Origin of the Brunists
3.96
None
Aug 09, 2014
Sep 21, 2011
 
A Child Again
3.80
None
Sep 14, 2011
Sep 21, 2011
 
Three Novels: Molloy, Malone Dies, The Unnamable
4.28
None
Apr 06, 2011
Sep 20, 2011
 
Moravagine
3.88
None
Aug 2011
Sep 21, 2011
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