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The Western Canon by Harold Bloom
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Dec 04, 2009

it was amazing

This book has had mixed reviews, but I thought it was relatively awesome in comparison with some others. It's just an overview of Western literature from its beginnings up to Joyce, etc.

I hate to sound like a university professor, but these are the sorts of things I've been reading for the past thirty years. Besides, nobody's listening. This is an awesome book club. Such vibrant exchange of ideas, such rapier-sharp critique, such a rich and rewarding cultural exploration, such electrifying and exciting dialogue. I've never come across anything like it. Well, once before maybe. The silence is truly awesome.

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David Try talking to yourself.

David Okay. I like your reviews, by the way.

David Thanks.

David You're not a schizophrenic, are you?

David I don't know. I'm in two minds about that. Anything's possible.

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