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112907, I still think the first 120 pages are genius
Posted by janey, Mon Jun-04-07 04:30 PM
and I'm still a little ambivalent about the rest.

>Next up is Special Topics in Calamity Physics (Pessl),
I didn't like this much.

I'll be interested to hear what you think of this

>What is what (another Eggers book),
This one I appreciated much, much more after seeing him speak with Valentino Achak Deng. I think the thread is gone, sadly.

>then the Jonathan Foer book he wrote after Everthing is
>Illuminated. That should tide me over for a while, at least.
I liked this and there was an archived thread but I don't know if it survived the archive pruning. His second novel is far better, I think, but I think they're worth reading in order.


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