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The Poisonwood Bible
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The Pale King by David Foster Wallace
"The Pale King is a skyscraping achievement. Separating Wallace's backstory from the novel might be impossible, but the edited text, however incomplete, astonishes. The Pale King doesn't need a sympathy vote; the book soars on its own merits.

I shou..." Read more of this review »
The Pale King by David Foster Wallace
"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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Ficciones by Jorge Luis Borges
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Brief Interviews with Hideous Men by David Foster Wallace
"ON HAVING HAD IT WITH DAVID FOSTER WALLACE FOR THE MOMENT

Given that most of my goodread friends love DFW with immoderate, alarming gusto, this requires some kind of explanation.

There’s a direct parallel between DFW and James Joyce. They both tende..." Read more of this review »
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The Corrections by Jonathan Franzen
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The Poisonwood Bible by Barbara Kingsolver
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