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30. "The Dharma Bums"
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Yeah, On the Road is already accepted Canon, but Dharma Bums is the more focused work, I think.

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Create a new literary canon (1900-2007). [View all] , Errol Walton Barrow, Tue May-22-07 10:50 AM
 
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As I Lay Dying by Faulkner.
May 22nd 2007
1
good choice, good choice.
May 22nd 2007
2
Just started this and loving it, I love tha narration style
May 22nd 2007
33
RE: Create a new literary canon (1900-2007).
May 22nd 2007
3
yeah, lol The Alchemist
May 22nd 2007
4
      That's the suspect choice.
May 22nd 2007
7
      Exactly.
May 22nd 2007
10
           hah hah...celestine prophesy
May 22nd 2007
12
                I thought Ayn Rand was really smart
May 22nd 2007
15
                     "capitalism is awesome, man
May 22nd 2007
16
                          the more dangerous idea, I think,
May 22nd 2007
17
      ^^^ DROPPIN BOMBS
May 22nd 2007
8
RE: Create a new literary canon (1900-2007).
May 22nd 2007
5
Oh Ulysses.
May 22nd 2007
11
RE: Oh Ulysses.
May 22nd 2007
13
there was a terrific piece in the New Yorker recently
May 22nd 2007
14
Here's five kinda obvious choices.
May 22nd 2007
6
good picks.
May 22nd 2007
9
RE: Here's five kinda obvious choices.
May 22nd 2007
18
5
May 22nd 2007
19
Wow. Where have *you* been? n/m
May 22nd 2007
36
      a job
May 23rd 2007
40
I'll take a crack at it
May 22nd 2007
20
RE: I'll take a crack at it
May 22nd 2007
21
have you read Adam Gopnik's children's book?
May 22nd 2007
23
RE: have you read Adam Gopnik's children's book?
May 24th 2007
62
Damn it
May 22nd 2007
26
      no way no way
May 22nd 2007
29
Tom Wolfe over Hunter Thompson?
May 22nd 2007
22
I figured Thompson hadn't been mentioned because
May 22nd 2007
25
      I couldn't remember if it was two or three
May 22nd 2007
28
           I am Charlotte Simmons and an explanation of my
May 22nd 2007
32
                LOL how could I forget Charlotte Simmons?
May 23rd 2007
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                     Hush, I know it's The Fountainhead
May 24th 2007
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                          that's what I'm SAYing
May 24th 2007
63
                               Yeah but at least the ending off Bonfires was realistic
May 24th 2007
66
RE: I'll take a crack at it
May 22nd 2007
27
A little Sci-Fi & Fantasy
May 22nd 2007
24
that was always my favorite
May 22nd 2007
31
Really the only Kerouac you need to read is On The Road, Dharma
May 23rd 2007
44
A Few:
May 22nd 2007
34
RE: Create a new literary canon (1900-2007).
May 22nd 2007
35
You're somebody else, aren't you?
May 22nd 2007
37
You think I'm an alias?
May 23rd 2007
42
      Yep, I do.
May 23rd 2007
43
           I don't.
May 23rd 2007
45
                VERY familiar.
May 23rd 2007
46
                hey buster don't be putting our private business out there like that
May 23rd 2007
47
                *sigh* Alright, fine. lol - n/m
May 23rd 2007
48
                     *hey, over here kurly*
May 24th 2007
60
                          did you say "DENMARK"?
May 24th 2007
61
                          Does Mads have a strong working knowledge of medicine?
May 24th 2007
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                               I think yes.
May 24th 2007
69
                                    I'll be the judge of that
May 25th 2007
73
                                         murderer of danish
May 25th 2007
75
                                              Probably both
May 25th 2007
78
                          lol!
May 24th 2007
64
                               We should go and find Sweet Joseph to help us
May 24th 2007
67
                                    I feel like an idiot asking this, but...
May 24th 2007
70
                                         This might have been during your 2 or 3 month hiatus
May 25th 2007
72
                                              It might be a You Had To Be There story, though, lol
May 25th 2007
74
                                                   Oh, my.
May 25th 2007
76
                                                   Thank you for upping that
May 25th 2007
77
                                                        Have I mentioned The Making of a Psychiatrist, by David Viscott?
May 25th 2007
79
Haven't seen it mentioned yet: 100 Years of Solitude
May 23rd 2007
38
A lot of biggies off the list, so here's an idiosyncratic choice:
May 23rd 2007
39
RE: Create a new literary canon (1900-2007).
May 23rd 2007
49
you know, not a big fan of blood meridian
May 24th 2007
50
what don't you ike about McCarthy?
May 24th 2007
51
I love Faulkner
May 24th 2007
55
      me too: Yes on Faulkner; Ehhh on McCarthy
May 24th 2007
57
mccarthy has the most beautiful prose imo...
May 24th 2007
52
      I'm a writer and it didn't do much for me
May 24th 2007
56
           no country is considered one of his "worst" books...
May 24th 2007
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I should re-read Watership Down
May 24th 2007
58
      lol, i had a hippie teacher who read it to us in 5th grade
May 24th 2007
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the corrections - franzen
May 24th 2007
53
excellent book. i like his earlier novel Strong Motion as well.
May 24th 2007
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