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Vaughan Vaughan said: " picked this up from the library on a whim and it's decent, occasionally much more, but a lot of the characters are just too arch/deadpan/something that keeps me from really getting too into it; still, it's a quick read and something I can read at sch ...more"

 
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Vaughan made a comment on Kelly’s review of Pulphead
Pulphead by John Jeremiah Sullivan
" most of this is really good, especially the one about 'The Real World,' which has one of my favorite paragraphs of all time! "
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Swann's Way by Marcel Proust
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finally getting to this one and I'm surprised by how funny it is; not like Barry Hannah, but still...and it's just so SOOTHING after a long day at school. Can't read more than about 20 pages at a time but I find myself literally being soothed/calmed ...more
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To Have and Have Not by Ernest Hemingway
To Have and Have Not
by Ernest Hemingway
read in April, 2011
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maybe just 2 and a half bbut I read it in Key West (the setting) and then went to his house and stood at the edge of the room where he wrote 'The Snows of Killimanjaro' and 'Francis Macomber,' and if you think that didn't start my English teacher hea ...more
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Townie by Andre Dubus III
Townie: A Memoir
by Andre Dubus III
read in April, 2011
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just finished this one. the first 180 pages are an excellent, harrowing, sad description of his rough upbringing in one shitty MASS milltown after another. The rest...I dunno. It's hit or miss and some of the misses are so cheesy that I can't believe ...more
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You Were Wrong by Matthew Sharpe
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picked this up from the library on a whim and it's decent, occasionally much more, but a lot of the characters are just too arch/deadpan/something that keeps me from really getting too into it; still, it's a quick read and something I can read at sch ...more
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Stoner by John Edward Williams
Stoner
by John Edward Williams
read in February, 2011
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fantastic book; just read it. quiet and moving, one of those books that will still be crossing my mind years from now.
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The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao by Junot Díaz
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