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About me

********* Personal Info *********
I am a library assistant at a university library in South Georgia.
Graduated in 2003 with a BA in English Literature.
I am also a West Palm Beach native - but have since become "southernized."

********* Some Quotes *********
"Not every boy thrown to the wolves becomes a hero"
-- John Barth

"The only interesting answers are those which destroy the questions"
-- Susan Sontag

"An era can be said to end when its basic illusions are exhausted"
-- Arthur Miller

"One must still have chaos in oneself to give birth to a dancing star"
-- Friedrich Nietzsche


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Books of 2010: a somewhat productive year

1. Amsterdam by Ian McEwan
2. Mary by Vladimir Nabokov
3. Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas by Hunter S. Thompson
4. The Royal Family by William Vollmann
5. Paladin of Souls by Lois McMaster Bujold
6. The Cambridge Introduction to Postmodern Fiction by Bran Nicol
7. Postmodern Sublime by Joseph Tabbi
8. Consider Phlebas by Iain M. Banks
9. Infinite Jest by David Foster Wallace
10. American Dream, American Nightmare by Kathryn Hume
11. Dog Soldiers by Robert Stone
12. A Heartbreaking Work of Staggering Genius by Dave Eggers
13. Life with a Star by Jiri Weil
14. The Origin of the Brunists by Robert Coover
15. The Line of Beauty by Alan Hollinghurst
16. Exit Ghost by Philip Roth
17. Fury by Salman Rushdie
18. The Way to Rainy Mountain by N. Scott Momaday
19. The Pickwick Papers by Charles Dickens
20. End Zone by Don DeLillo
21. Seeker by Jack McDevitt
22. 120 Days of Sodom and Other Writings by Marquis De Sade
23. The Tortilla Curtain by TC Boyle
24. When You Are Engulfed in Flames by David Sedaris
25. Literary Disruptions by Jerome Klinkowitz

Books of 2011: an unproductive year

1. The American Novel Now by Patrick O'Donnell
2. Beyond Suspicion by Marc Chenetier
3. The Red Pony by John Steinbeck
4. Litany of the Long Sun by Gene Wolfe
5. Wizard's First Rule by Terry Goodkind
6. The Stories of John Cheever by John Cheever
7. Argall by William Vollmann
8. Jonathan Franzen at the End of Postmodernism by Stephen Burn
9. William T. Vollmann: A Critical Study and Seven Interviews by Michael Hemmingson
10. The Magic Mountain by Thomas Mann
11. Dissident Postmodernists by Paul Maltby

Books of 2012

1. Infinite Jest by David Foster Wallace
2. What is the What by Dave Eggers
3. The Recognitions by William Gaddis

Books of 2013

1. Gargantua and Pantagruel by François Rabelais
2. Riven Rock by TC Boyle
3. The Political Unconscious by Fredric Jameson

Groups1001 Books to read before you die, 30-something LibraryThingers, American Postmodernism, Floridians, Infinite Jesters, Librarians who LibraryThing, Nobel Laureates in Literature, Postmodernism, metafiction and experimental literature

Favorite authorsDon DeLillo, William T. Vollmann, David Foster Wallace (Shared favorites)

LocationLake Park, Georgia (Georgia-Florida border)

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Member sinceAug 18, 2007

Currently readingVALIS by Philip K. Dick

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