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Sag Harbor by Colson Whitehead
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Rumo & His Miraculous Adventures by Walter Moers
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House of Holes by Nicholson Baker
" "I'd love to see your whole gaping snatch hole just munching on that orgasm, just chewing on that big sweet piece of half-melted pleasure that's hidden inside you," says Nicholson Baker, and what the hell is that? Who says that? Why would you say... " Read more of this review »
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The Fermata by Nicholson Baker
" go ahead and read porn on a plane, in a cafe, wherever. just don't think calling it literature makes it any more sophisticated. (one star for the delusions of the publisher, author, main character, and the largely repressed american public who thi... " Read more of this review »
The Fermata by Nicholson Baker
" The Fermata is, simply put, a puerile fantasy disguised as a memoir, written by a man who uses his ability to stop time to become the most prolific rapist in the history of the universe.

Spoiler alert, he does eventually get his comeuppance when he... " Read more of this review »
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The Fermata by Nicholson Baker
The Fermata
by Nicholson Baker
read in July, 2014
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Porn. Well-written porn. But just porn. Ignore the nonsensical pseudo-intellectual literary praises this book receives. Nicholson Baker writes porn. Sometimes good (The Fermata), sometimes bad (House of Holes).
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The Wild Party by Joseph Moncure March
The Wild Party
by Joseph Moncure March
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Anything with art by Spiegelman gets additional stars. Here we have a long-lost jazz age poem. Debauched, raunchy, and way ahead of its time. A loose vaudeville dancer. An abusive boyfriend. A wild party. Assorted characters including a boxer, a lesb...more
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Robots and Empire by Isaac Asimov
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While listed as the last of the Robot series, this is probably better discribed as the bridge novel between the Robot novels and the Foundation series. In it we see the beginnings of how the Galactic Empire got started and why there are no Robots in...more
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The Robots of Dawn by Isaac Asimov
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