Day 52: Infinite Jest

Originally posted on bookhad:
? Infinite Jest is an encyclopedic novel, infamous for its length and enumeration of detail and for its digressions that involve endnotes (some of which themselves have footnotes). Wallace’s “encyclopedic display of knowledge” incorporates media theory, linguistics, film studies, sport, addiction, science, and issues of national identity. The book is often humorous yet…

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The Spectator

He was a keen observer of human behavior; he could attest to its overwhelming superficiality. He would sit by his windows, and peer out into interconnected world beneath … He would marvel at how fast these humans were scurrying around – at how self-absorbed they were in their own little bubbles. Nary a blemish on […]

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The Unforgiven

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Disclaimer: This story belongs to the author. No part of this story is owned by Bookhad, in any way. No part of this story shall be copied or reproduced without written consent by the author.  Chapter 1 – Prologue T.V. Anchor reading the NEWS <Voice-Fade-In> … And in other local news,…

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Obama Fly Swat (Blast from the Past)

[NOTE: This was written in June 2009, at a time when the world was still euphoric of Obama’s charm, intelligence, and charismatic persona. Now of course, in retrospect, he hasn’t been able to achieve or live up to his incredible potential and perhaps those expectations were too unrealistic. Nevertheless, at the time of writing it back […]

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