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What You Pawn I Will Redeem by Sherman Alexie
What You Pawn I Will Redeem
by Sherman Alexie
read in November, 2014
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Read through a document made from this page: http://www.newyorker.com/magazine/200...

What can I say about Sherman Alexie other than his total awareness of Native American culture as it relates to White Culture in the United States? Having lived on an
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Cathedral by Raymond Carver
Cathedral
by Raymond Carver
read in November, 2014
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I only read the titular short story, which was 11 pages of PDF (approximately 22 pages based on formatting). It is a great story, however. There is much hidden and told in this simple-ish tale. What is the wife and husband's relationship? What is the ...more
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Galápagos by Kurt Vonnegut
Galápagos
by Kurt Vonnegut
read in November, 2014
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I've come to learn I'm not a fan of Postmodernist writers. The social critique is fine. The lack of plot and meta-narrative methods are disengaging. Also, I may not have a high enough tolerance level for written sarcasm and blithe commentary on human ...more
Steven is on page 83 of 324 of Galápagos: There are moments that are quit good... then there are many more which aren't.
Galápagos by Kurt Vonnegut
Galápagos
by Kurt Vonnegut
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Howl by Allen Ginsberg
Howl
by Allen Ginsberg
read in November, 2014
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As an iconic call that represents the Beat Generation, it is good. As something meant to be read aloud, something designed for performance, it is great. As being much of anything beyond a grouped collection of observations and sad calls of a generati ...more
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The Hundred Thousand Kingdoms by N.K. Jemisin
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The Wise Man's Fear by Patrick Rothfuss
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Howl by Allen Ginsberg
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Steven rated a book 3 of 5 stars
The Gilded Six-Bits by Zora Neale Hurston
The Gilded Six-Bits
by Zora Neale Hurston
read in October, 2014
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It's a tale with an interesting concept (though not original in our modern worldview) -- a married couple with their traditions have a life uplifted by infidelity caused by some type of desire.

The problem of this story, other than a feeling of a lack
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