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Wittgenstein Jr by Lars Iyer
Wittgenstein Jr
by Lars Iyer
read in February, 2015
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This book makes excellent use of italics. The first 80% of the book is an entertaining if perplexing send-up of a certain type of philosophizing that I don't think actually exists anymore. It apes the voice of "Philosophical Investigations"-era Wittg ...more
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When My Brother Was an Aztec by Natalie Diaz
When My Brother Was an Aztec
by Natalie Diaz
read in February, 2015
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Some of the poems in this collection are incredible. The language is sinuous and vibrant, evocative of the colors, smells, tastes, pleasures and pains of life on the Mohave reservation. Of particular note is the title poem, which starts the collectio ...more
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Airships by Barry Hannah
Airships
by Barry Hannah
read in February, 2015
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I loved this collection of stories. Hannah certainly has themes, subjects, and even turns of phrase to which he continually returns, but I am nonetheless amazed by the sheer range this book covers. Some of the stories are set in the Civil War, others ...more
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Wittgenstein Jr by Lars Iyer
"This is a confounding novel to review. Insomuch that it IS a novel as it eschews most conventional notions of plot and exposition. What you have is a campus novel and the requisite rants and raves about the state of things--though at least the phi..." Read more of this review »
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This book was hugely influential for me when I was probably 14 years old, so it was interesting to revisit it. It's a great collection for such a brief volume. The quotations are bite-sized and really better suited to dipping into rather than reading ...more
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