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Infinite Jest by David Foster Wallace
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The Shadow of the Wind by Carlos Ruiz Zafón
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It wasn't really what I was expecting. It wasn't really difficult or experimental at all--in fact it was kind of a page-turner on the level of The Da Vinci Code. Except it's a lot less juvenile than The Da Vinci Code. But it's definitely packed with ...more
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“Saying we should keep the two-party system
simply because it is working is like saying
the Titanic voyage was a success because
a few people survived on life rafts.”
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John Waters
“Hairspray is the only really devious movie I ever made. The musical based on it is now being performed in practically every high school in America—and nobody seems to notice it’s a show with two men singing a love song to each other that also encourages white teen girls to date black guys. Pink Flamingos was preaching to the converted. But Hairspray is a Trojan horse: it snuck into Middle America and never got caught. You can do the same thing.”
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