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Terry Pratchett's books are always fun and clever. The most hilarious scenes in Reaper Man involve the wizards, in their attempts to help their dead--or, undead- fellow wizard Windle Poons. Why? Because DEATH is being forced to retire, and there are...more
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The Pale King by David Foster Wallace
The Pale King
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Back in April of 2006, I had a decidedly awesome experience that I'd hoped to have again: I saw and heard David Foster Wallace speak at Franklin & Marshall College. He read aloud to us a portion about Leonard Syecyk, a most unusual and insufferab...more
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The Pale King by David Foster Wallace
" Dear DFW,
You are. This book is. My response is. The regular guy I(we, readers, CPAs, students, baton twirlers) never knew, never will know, thought for a moment I(we) knew, the guy with regular feelings about guilt, being a slob(me), being a dork(... " Read more of this review »
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The Pale King by David Foster Wallace
" Original review: May 10, 2011


100 Words in Search of a Precis (For Those of Us Who Prefer the Short Form of Stimulation)

DFW is calling on us to become Heroes or Pale Kings.

There is something Proustian at work in “The Pale King”.

DFW isn’t so much... " Read more of this review »
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" As most of the people in my corner of a corner of a corner of Goodreads know—just as well as they know about my rabid, undying affection for David Foster Wallace—I tend to use Occam's razor to slash through supernaturalistic irrationality on a pre... " Read more of this review »
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