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    I'm Batman. Or at least that's what my Underoos...

    I'm Batman. Or at least that's what my Underoos say. Who am I to argue?
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    The Awakening, by Kate Chopin.

    The Awakening, by Kate Chopin.
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    God talks about the impossibility of having a...

    God talks about the impossibility of having a gender in my novel The Valley of Fire - laughs about it. God says the reason humans think they're made in God's image is because it keeps them at the...
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    How would you paint God? With a lot of paint. ...

    How would you paint God? With a lot of paint. God's big.

    In my novel The Valley of Fire, I portray God as distant, funny, unknowable, desitic-inspired, and genderless. The last part is the...
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    Try Tom Robbins. There's a guy who lives up to...

    Try Tom Robbins. There's a guy who lives up to that great line of Auntie Mame: "Life is a Banquet and most sons of b*tches are starving to death!"
  6. Hopefully they won't blow the end

    Hopefully they'll be better at the end than Tolstoy. Anna Karenina was about as perfect as a novel can be, until the last 50 pages.
  7. Thursday Next

    Did anybody mention Thursday Next, Jasper Fforde's heroine? She rocks.
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    How I Becamse Stupid The Unknown Knowns

    How I Becamse Stupid
    The Unknown Knowns
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    Good book. I have to say, though, that I like...

    Good book. I have to say, though, that I like Galapagos, Slapstick and Cat's Cradle bettter. They all have as a common theme the absurdity of the human condition, and the absurdity of our denial of...
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    What makes Russian lit so special? The dressing. ...

    What makes Russian lit so special? The dressing. It's so tasty on burgers and pastrami, it flows over to the literature.

    Aside from that, I'm not sure we get the dregs. Nobody's spending time...
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    42 is the answer. If it isn't the answer to your...

    42 is the answer. If it isn't the answer to your question, you're asking the wrong question.
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    I thought I would hate e-readers, but I like my...

    I thought I would hate e-readers, but I like my Kindle. Like you, though, I'm not sure about the Fire.
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    Uh, no. The Tori Amos song is called "Bliss."

    Uh, no. The Tori Amos song is called "Bliss."
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    Ignorance isn't bliss. This is bliss....

    Ignorance isn't bliss. This is bliss.
    http://3.bp.blogspot.com/-AMLRa29zZu0/Ti-bGoUjTvI/AAAAAAAAAOI/K8Oql8p6nss/s1600/Tori-Amos-Bliss-145591.jpg
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    Poll: I'm an attorney. Don't tell anybody, they'll...

    I'm an attorney. Don't tell anybody, they'll never believe you.
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    American Gods was kind of "meh," especially when...

    American Gods was kind of "meh," especially when compared with Good Omens. American Gods took itself too seriously and didn't really wrap up the story or the plot lines of some big characters. Not...
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    A History of the World in 10 1/2 Chapters is...

    A History of the World in 10 1/2 Chapters is great. Loved it.
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    Steve Jobs nominated for iMessiah!

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    In a stunning move, Apple devotees announced plans to nominate Steve Jobs for iMessiah. ...
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    I was just thinking that!

    I was just thinking that!
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    How am I feeling today? A little stubbly up top...

    How am I feeling today? A little stubbly up top - I haven't shaved my head in a couple days.
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    Vidal

    I loved Burr. Great read. I also highly suggest John Williams's Agustus. It's written in an epistolary format, which really worked well.
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    Anna Karenina The Brothers Karamozov The Idiot...

    Anna Karenina
    The Brothers Karamozov
    The Idiot
    Moby Dick

    Not sure where it comes in on the page count, but it's a good read. I'm not too big on Kingsolver's prose, but I like her storytelling.
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    Maybe not, but it's a good song by a great band.

    Maybe not, but it's a good song by a great band.
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    Better English? Improved Dentistry

    Sorry, sorry. I know that's not really true, but I couldn't resist.
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    That's what I was talking about! I'm glad I'm...

    That's what I was talking about! I'm glad I'm not the only one. I know that the book is supposed to be uncomfortable in places - I get that - but I think this was different.
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