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The Dean's December
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The Dean's December by Saul Bellow
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Branded Nation by James B. Twitchell
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“To do good work one must eat well, be well housed, have one's fling from time to time, smoke one's pipe, and drink one's coffee in peace”
Vincent van Gogh
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Super-Cannes by J.G. Ballard
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2.5 stars.

There was something missing from this plodding, at once obtuse and 'super' obvious, effort from J.G. Ballard.

About 100 pages too long, the tale of corporate (societal) corruption / perversion, subsumation and (not quite) messianism, not on
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The Appointment by Herta Müller
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This was a difficult one to get through. I went and wavered back and forth, in and out of comprehension, much like the narrative itself - and internally kept telling myself, "Nah. What's the point?"

The point is, though, there is no "point". Accept th
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The Professor and the Madman by Simon Winchester
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The Imperfectionists by Tom Rachman
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Almost perfect... And almost startlingly, a book about me , from start to finish - I found myself in every character.

Hilarious, sad, poignant, insightfully detailed... Lovingly bitter (and bitterly loving), disconcerting picaresques around the dying
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Atonement by Ian McEwan
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Absurdistan by Gary Shteyngart
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For every stretch of Gary Shteyngart trying too hard, with unfunny JOKES! and the grotesque and/or one-dimensional creatures littering nearly every page... There were laugh out loud bits, and tender evocations and longings which actually (and direc ...more
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Charles Baudelaire
“Always be a poet, even in prose.”
Charles Baudelaire

Friedrich Nietzsche
“Without music, life would be a mistake.”
Friedrich Nietzsche, Twilight of the Idols

Fyodor Dostoyevsky
“Above all, don't lie to yourself. The man who lies to himself and listens to his own lie comes to a point that he cannot distinguish the truth within him, or around him, and so loses all respect for himself and for others. And having no respect he ceases to love.”
Fyodor Dostoevsky, The Brothers Karamazov

Bertrand Russell
“The fundamental cause of the trouble is that in the modern world the stupid are cocksure while the intelligent are full of doubt.”
Bertrand Russell

John Lennon
“If everyone demanded peace instead of another television set, then there'd be peace.”
John Lennon

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