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Infinite Jest
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read in January, 2008
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Jeannie Jeannie said: " As dense as Joyce's Ulysses. As deep as Joyce's Ulysses. As funny as Ulysses. As twisted as Ulysses. Notice any similarities? I'll be reading this one for years. "

 

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The Last Illusion by Porochista Khakpour
The Last Illusion
by Porochista Khakpour (Goodreads Author)
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I had high hopes for this novel. The story began weaving a feral child with an ancient Persian myth, the distinctions between animal and human, and the nature of birds and all their talents, mostly flight. But we never got a sense of the ancient Pers ...more
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The Door by Magda Szabó
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A rare, delicate novel narrating dignity and privacy, art and kitsch, knowledge and wisdom, control and surrender, and the value we all place on how to live our lives and others' place in it.
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A Visit from the Goon Squad by Jennifer Egan
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The Boatmaker by John Benditt
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A Little Life by Hanya Yanagihara
A Little Life
by Hanya Yanagihara (Goodreads Author)
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A Visit from the Goon Squad by Jennifer Egan
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The Long Ships by Frans G. Bengtsson
" One of the ten best books I've ever read (the others are Sartre's Roads to Freedom trilogy, Last Temptation of Christ, Never Let Me Go, 1984, Germinal ...more "
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A Pale View of Hills by Kazuo Ishiguro
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What a beautiful little book from one of the finest (if not the finest) authors of our time. The review on my dustjacket calling it "elliptical" was perfect. Indeed. Just as in Never Let Me Go, we know something is going on without having the details ...more
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The Vegetarian by Han Kang
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