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Into the Forest by Mark Z. Danielewski
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A strange blend of novel, poem, graphic design, descriptivist linguistics, geo-caching, and Cicada 3301-type mystery meets cryptography. As such - its a Danielewski novel.

Can't wait for Honeysuckle and PAIN!
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Been Down So Long it Looks Like Up to Me by Richard Fariña
" but maybe a misogynistic protagonist might make a novel "a bit" misogynistic. that said value terms are slippery and shapeshifting - kaleidoscopic, de ...more "
Aniara by Harry Martinson
" HA! I could see that - I maybe wouldn't go that far but it is singular, and moving, and encapsulates some of the terror beauty meaning, and vacancy of ...more "
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Life Sentences by William H. Gass
"Never pass up the opportunity to read a Gass essay. He’s a master of the form.

The opening section, “The Personals Column”, begins with the solaceful “The Literary Miracle” ::
The finer works of art are miracles in the sense that they are so unlike...
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One Rainy Day in May by Mark Z. Danielewski
One Rainy Day in May (The Familiar, #1)
by Mark Z. Danielewski (Goodreads Author)
read in December, 2015
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$$%! something, you probably will only like if you like to spend as much time looking shit up as time spent actually reading. and even then, probably only half of those people will like it. that said I tried to approach it as not so much as a novel o ...more
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Slade House by David Mitchell
Slade House
by David Mitchell
read in August, 2015
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So I really enjoyed this book and thought it was a four-starer, that is until a few weeks later (while engaging in a Halloween tradition with the Misses - watching silly horror/suspense movies (not the Saw/Hostel gore fest either which is bizarre to ...more
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