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Post-Soviet America and Don DeLillo's 'Underworld'

Don DeLillo’s 1997 novel Underworld opens in 1951, at a famous or infamous baseball game, (depending on whether you care more about the Brooklyn Dodgers or the New York Giants) where Frank Sinatra, Jackie Gleason and J. 1,030 more words

Sydney Writers' Festival 2016: Jonathan Franzen on 'My Reading Life' from Dr Dolittle to Kafka, Pynchon and Paula Fox

Yesterday I was down at the Sydney Writers’ Festival on one of those wildly beautiful blue autumn days for a very bookish morning. First I was ‘in conversation’ with Batman-loving Heidegger-reading philosopher Damon Young about his new book… 1,629 more words

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His own had budded, bloomed, and, sensing some blight in the air, folded its petals up again like certain flowers at sunset.

Thomas Pynchon, Slow Learner, Under the Rose

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Tell a girl: ‘I love you.’ No trouble with two-thirds of that, it’s a closed circuit. Just you and she. But that nasty four-letter word in the middle, …

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He was forced, therefore, in the sad dying fall of middle age, to a radical reevaluation of everything he had learned up to then; all the cities and seasons and casual passions of his days had now to be looked at in a new and elusive light.

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Trojan Horse

Justice cannot stand still while we are walking.

While walking, there can be no remorse.

It is a matter, for it’s own course.

Within the blind, unfolds a Trojan horse. 48 more words

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