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Bleeding Edge by Thomas Pynchon
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Gravity's Rainbow
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The Road to Los Angeles by John Fante
The Road to Los Angeles
by John Fante
read in April, 2013
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I bought this book and one other in the Bandini series - Ask The Dust - prior to a week vacation in Los Angeles. I had heard about John Fante from reading Bukowski who spoke highly of him. Personally, I found the narrator/protagonist Arturo Bandini t...more
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I'm Dying Up Here by William Knoedelseder
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Jim Beaver and 63 other people liked Tom's review of The Orchardist:
The Orchardist by Amanda Coplin
" The Orchardist by Amanda Coplin marks the debut of a talented new American writer. But midway through the novel I paused and asked myself, why am I reading this? Is it believable?

Coplin’s spare, post-modern prose was controlled and the voice uniq... " Read more of this review »
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The Orchardist by Amanda Coplin
The Orchardist
by Amanda Coplin
read in January, 2013
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I argued with this book. It speaks a plain language that sounds retarded like Light in August. Why don't these people talk? Get it out there?

This book is a bore, like any good transcendental sleeper. I recommend it.
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When I Left Home by Buddy Guy
When I Left Home: My Story
by Buddy Guy
read in February, 2013
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Mostly anecdotal, told in a breezy, conversational style. Probably of interest mostly to fans of Chicago blues music.
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