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Jesus' Son by Denis Johnson
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You read this already. That first story. Oh all of them. I love this book.
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The Words of My Perfect Teacher by Patrul Rinpoche
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Five stars! Buried in here is the strangest little poem. I would tell you about it, but it ends with the line "keep this in your heart, don't go telling people about it"
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Time Regained by Marcel Proust
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OK, around page 300 of this, he trips on cobblestones and figures out how to write. What proceeds from there is the only thing that -- ugh -- it's good advice on writing. It seems like maybe they don't tell you to read this b/c they are hoarding it,...more
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The Complete Stories by Bernard Malamud
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Five stars feels silly, but four -- what is the point. I like the Silver Crown. I also like Rembrandt's Hat. Malamud seems like he was very sad. He seems like he was a realist to the point of everything being gray, and everyone being ugly. The Silver...more
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A Tragic Honesty by Blake Bailey
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I like this. I like Richard Yates. I like Blake Bailey. I can't add anymore books right now.
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