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06.01.10
LITERATURE, Fiction, Brian Conn
Brian Conn’s debut novel is called The Fixed Stars: Thirty-Seven Emblems for the Perilous Season. It is such a singular achievement that I would urge him to never publish another novel again – or at least to do so under a pseudonym – lest the idiosyncratic distinctiveness of his achievement be burdened by associations with and comparisons to his future – and in all likelihood, one would hope, quite distinct – output. I often think of how sullied Anthony Burgess’ oeuvre has been by A Clockwork Orange – I don’t particularly like the book; undoubtedly, many find that the pall of his most successful novel only heightens the appeal and effectiveness of his other works, imbuing them with unseemly potentials that might not
LITERATURE
06.01.10
The prose of Joanna Ruocco’s remarkable debut novel The Mothering Coven is so exuberant and thoroughly enlivening in its contagious and cheeky love for the mutability of language’s meanings that its plot often seemed to serve a subsidiary role to its
LITERATURE
05.19.10
I was unable to go to sleep one recent night. My insomnia was only further abetted by what grew, over the course of those frustrated, sleepless hours, into a frenzied state of righteous disgust with Christopher Hitchens' model of intellectual pursuit,
LITERATURE
05.27.10
Kim Gek Lin Short has written a beguiling and entirely enthralling collection of related prose poems; it is so unusual and provocative in its subtle oddities that I wonder how aware she is of what she’s done. This is always a

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Which Works Have You Initially Disliked But, Upon Rereading, Come To Appreciate, Or Even Love?

The only thing I have tried to reread after, not so much disliking but more just not connecting, is Gravity's Rainbow. A couple of times.
Posted over 3 years ago by sasu
I was initially unmoved by Endgame; now it's one of my favorite works of literature – one of my favorite things in life.
Posted over 4 years ago by Benjamin Gottlieb

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