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The Singular Universe and the Reality of Time by Roberto Mangabeira Unger
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May 17, 2015

did not like it

Roberto, why don't you come clean and admit what's as plain as day? You ran out of ideas; you tried to solve the problem by repeating yourself ad nauseam with minor stylistic variations; CUP refused to publish the result; Lee came in at the last minute and saved you by writing (more accurately, cutting and pasting) 150 pages in a couple of weeks; it was then accepted with very bad grace; the final product still stinks.

Okay, don't return my calls if you don't want to. But tell me I'm wrong on any of the above.
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Reading Progress

May 17, 2015 – Started Reading
May 17, 2015 – Shelved
May 17, 2015 –
page 25
4.42% "I can already tell I'm going to regret this. But Roberto was so insistent."
May 19, 2015 –
page 180
31.8% "I have sent Roberto four increasingly pissed-off messages asking him to explain what he thinks he's doing here, but his PA keeps telling me he's in a meeting. Yeah, right."
May 28, 2015 – Finished Reading

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