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Rabbit Holes: On the Pleasures of Reading Thomas Pynchon

As I was about halfway through Thomas Pynchon’s most recent novel Bleeding Edge, I hit that state of bliss his books can bring me to. 869 more words


Jonathan Lethem, "Pending Vegan" (Short Story)

It had gone on too long, my not reading Jonathan Lethem. The omission was not deliberate; I just hadn’t gotten around to it. The New Yorker… 549 more words

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The Man Who Loved Children by Christina Stead

At the start, those unfamiliar with The Man Who Loved Children by Christina Stead should get any “To Catch a Predator” type associations with the title out of their head. 1,080 more words

Eleven And A Half Years Of Books

Men and Cartoons

Author: Jonathan Lethem

Type: Fiction, short stories

Published: 2002

I read it: June 2011

This is my first taste of Lethem’s fiction, and I picked a great book. 172 more words

Best Weird Summer Read

If the lazies have gotten hold of you, and you just want to crash about the house in stay-cation mode (because let’s be honest: who has the money to travel?) then you might be looking for something kinda-trashy-but-good to read. 340 more words

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Book Club Corner: June Recommendations

Welcome to our Book Club Corner, where each month we highlight books new to paperback we think would make perfect picks for your next book club discussion. 1,240 more words

Marxist manic pixie girls

It’s hard to imagine a Healy Lawn devoid of Vineyard Vines and Sperry Top Siders. But even Georgetown had an edgier age when The Who and The Grateful Dead were typical lineups at our spring concert. 771 more words

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