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A first riff on rereading Gravity's Rainbow (and some thoughts on Weisenburger's Companion)

I enjoy rereading more than reading. Returning to Moby-Dick2666, Ulysses, or Blood Meridian reveals so much more: More depth, more art, more structure, more precision, more humor, more pain, more… 576 more words

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'Inherent Vice'

Disappointing. Personally, I  love the work of writer/director Paul Thomas Anderson (There Will Be Blood, Boogie Nights, Magnolia) but this offbeat, somewhat incoherent stoner of a film has its moments, but it has significantly too many misses. 25 more words

Film

I Am Radar by Reif Larsen | The Millions
Reif Larsen’s first novel The Selected Works of T.S. Spivet was a frustrating narrative wrapped in a beautiful work of art. 75 more words

Books

Inherent Vice

Confusa, graciosa, inexplicable, paranoica y diferente son algunas palabras que describen la nueva película de Paul Thomas Anderson “Inherent Vice”. Basada en la novela del mismo nombre de Thomas Pynchon y nominada al Oscar por mejor guión adaptado. 357 more words

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Hemingway died one day and Pynchon was born the next (DeLillo on Pynchon)

It was as though, in some odd quantum stroke, Hemingway died one day and Pynchon was born the next. One literature bends into another. Pynchon has made American writing a broader and stronger force.

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Inherent Vice - Review

Starring: Joaquin Phoenix, Josh Brolin, Owen Wilson, Katherine Waterston, Reese Witherspoon, Benicio Del Toro, Jena Malone, Maya Rudolph, Martin Short, Joanna Newsom, Eric Roberts
Based on the novel of the same name by: Thomas Pynchon… 1,177 more words

Drama