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    I'd suggest Thomas Pynchon's "V." One of its...

    I'd suggest Thomas Pynchon's "V." One of its principal characters is one Mr. Benny Profane, who in addition to being a schlemiel (the Jewish equivalent of a loser, and awkward, bumbling being), he is...
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    I'd list the following two: (i) The...

    I'd list the following two:

    (i) The Anthologist by Nicholson Baker

    (ii) Life Is Elsewhere by Milan Kundera

    Incidentally, both happen to be about poetry and what it means to be a poet.
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    Two suggestions

    A lot of nice recommendations on this thread. I'd like to suggest the following:

    1. Thomas the Obscure by Maurice Blanchot (a very demanding work, but it really pushed the novel form to new highs...
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    Sticky: Hi, all! This is laugher from the US....

    Hi, all!

    This is laugher from the US. Currently reading the works of Don Delillo, David F. Wallace, and Thomas Pynchon. If one were to put a gun to my head and say, "name one book that you found...
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