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Abstract City by Christoph Niemann
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Collected Poems by Jack Gilbert
" I misunderstood. Stevens overlooked for the Nobel too. I don't think the Swedes read English well, their choices for Nobels in the language are often ...more"
Collected Poems by Jack Gilbert
"While, other than "Michiko Dead" and a smattering of his other poems, nothing lives up to "Monolithos" and his previously uncollected poems literally add nothing to his oeuvre, this collection is still worth the price, if only for the out-of-print..." Read more of this review »
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And the Pursuit of Happiness by Maira Kalman
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Funny, wise, idiosyncratic (like the best confessional writing), this is a sort of illustrated diary and exploration of the soul of America by way of visits to Washington, DC and other places, including City Hall and the Newtown Creek Sewage Plant in ...more
" Ranbir, interesting suggestion. I just learned Marshall did research on WWII soldiers and found that 75 percent did not fire their weapons to kill eve ...more"
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Against the Day by Thomas Pynchon
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Mason and Dixon by Thomas Pynchon
"For those of you with aspirations of writing the great American novel, you may want to find a new goal for the next century or so. Mason & Dixon was written recently enough that the news may not yet have caught on (how long did it take for Mob..." Read more of this review »
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