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Jun 2, 2014, 6:58am Top

Edited: Jun 2, 2014, 4:42pm Top

I must admit, Iʻve only been
in Chicago once in 83 years. But this thread amazed me by the sight of
some 20 titles (most of them "Basics") without a single
Saul Bellow item, and with
only one Nelson Algren (Good list, however, lilithcat) (3). And of course, my next cry is "Where is James T. Farrell!?" (Or is that just an octogenarian yelp?)
So Iʻll cite: The Man with the Golden Arm
by N. A., and S.B.ʻs Humboldts Gift and (one that I wouldnʻt have known of without LT): It All Adds up. . . , his
1995 (?) non-fiction collection.

Jun 2, 2014, 4:23pm Top

Dresden Files! Starts with Storm Front.

Apr 19, 2017, 9:38am Top

To rectify the lack of a specific Bellow recommendation The Adventures of Augie March
The Death of the Detective by {Mark Smith} a personal favorite
and I'd be remiss if I didn't second the recommendation of Boss

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