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Don DeLillo, Libra

Libra by Don DeLillo

My rating: 5 of 5 stars

In earlier times, the bullet had been other things, because Pythagorean metempsychosis is not reserved for humankind alone. 2,176 more words

Literature

Reading Feast, Episode 8

What I’ve read:

Station Eleven – Emily St. John Mandel

Read this book. Read it. You need to read this book. I’m regretting lending this to my friend, because I would like to reread it right now. 421 more words

Reading Feast

An Episode -- Fiction by Dan Nielsen

“Cal, I can’t go on like this.” Suzy Nicholson stared out at the dark. It was winter. It was 4:30 in the afternoon.

“Why is that, Hon?” Cal Nicholson was still looking at the TV. 670 more words

from Americana by Don DeLillo

The door of Quincy’s office was orange and his sofa was dark grey. Some of us in Weede’s group had doors of the same color but sofas of a different color. 326 more words

Quotations

"The Pale King"

This was boredom beyond any boredom he’d ever felt. This made the routing desk at UPS look like a day at Six Flags.

Tackling a David Foster Wallace novel is like sitting in the middle of Times Square observing the the minutia of all the activity while simultaneously watching an episode of Seinfeld and feeling like a part of a Don Delillo novel.

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Books And Essays

April Book Reviews (Roundup)

Again it’s been a bit of a slow month on the reading front, had some personal stuff going on that distracted and I’ve also been writing my own shit, something that doesn’t always gel well with reading a bunch of books. 199 more words

A room with a view

The nineteenth century critic, essayist, poet and writer Leigh Hunt gave a small request to himself and a recommendation to others no doubt when he wrote, … 863 more words