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mwdem Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Oct-19-04 05:24 PM
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51. Always waiting with bated breath!
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  -Greatest living American author Redleg  Oct-19-04 02:47 PM   #0 
  - Richard Russo.  janesez   Oct-19-04 02:48 PM   #1 
  - I just visted Dresden  KurtNYC   Oct-19-04 02:48 PM   #2 
  - If you like to read  Dzimbowicz   Oct-19-04 03:47 PM   #39 
  - Don DeLilo  realpolitik   Oct-19-04 02:49 PM   #3 
  - DeLillo is a fine writer.  indigobusiness   Oct-19-04 02:51 PM   #8 
     - I never could get into DeLillo.  eataTREE   Oct-19-04 03:18 PM   #23 
        - Point taken...but he is remarkable when on the mark.  indigobusiness   Oct-19-04 03:31 PM   #30 
  - Cormac McCarthy...hands down.  indigobusiness   Oct-19-04 02:49 PM   #4 
  - Good call on McCarthy...  mitchum   Oct-19-04 02:54 PM   #13 
     - Child of God was absolutely stunning in its compelling creepiness.  indigobusiness   Oct-19-04 03:39 PM   #33 
        - BTW if you like McCarthy, try Pinkney Benedict's  indigobusiness   Oct-19-04 03:42 PM   #34 
           - You're absolutely right about "The Dogs of God"...  mitchum   Oct-19-04 05:05 PM   #47 
              - Rhodes burst upon the scene with "The Last Fair Deal Going Down"  indigobusiness   Oct-19-04 05:28 PM   #56 
  - Isn't JD Salinger still alive? JD Salinger.  janesez   Oct-19-04 02:49 PM   #5 
  - William Styron...  mitchum   Oct-19-04 02:50 PM   #6 
  - LOL!  DoctorMyEyes   Oct-19-04 02:51 PM   #7 
  - I see several people voted for a loser who is not Kurt Vonnegut.  Redleg   Oct-19-04 02:52 PM   #10 
  - John Updike, Arthur Miller  DrZeeLit   Oct-19-04 02:51 PM   #9 
  - I thought Miller was dead... I guess I was mistaken.  Redleg   Oct-19-04 02:53 PM   #11 
  - When Edward Albee was introduced, last year, as...  new_beawr   Oct-19-04 03:07 PM   #20 
  - Miller just turned 89 this weekend.  ih8thegop   Oct-19-04 03:44 PM   #35 
  - Philip Roth, too  alilenas   Oct-19-04 02:53 PM   #12 
  - There are too many to choose from...  GumboYaYa   Oct-19-04 02:54 PM   #14 
  - John Irving.  BoX o BooX   Oct-19-04 02:54 PM   # 
  - John Irving, yes. Much prefer him to Vonnegut  janesez   Oct-19-04 02:55 PM   #16 
  - John Irving- Yes! also Barbara Kingsolver  Beaverhausen   Oct-19-04 03:19 PM   #24 
     - Irving and Tyler  cedahlia   Oct-19-04 04:56 PM   #45 
        - John Irving is just so *slightly* twisted  Beaverhausen   Oct-19-04 05:38 PM   #65 
           - twisted  cedahlia   Oct-19-04 07:33 PM   #95 
  - Gore Vidal, Norman Mailer  new_beawr   Oct-19-04 02:54 PM   #15 
  - yuz did'nt have no place for Ann Coulter  jdots   Oct-19-04 02:58 PM   #17 
     - Well, they do write fiction................n/t  new_beawr   Oct-19-04 03:07 PM   #21 
     - Didn't David Hasselhoff write a novel?  indigobusiness   Oct-19-04 05:43 PM   #71 
  - I love Kurt, but I include Thomas McGuane, Russell Banks  lunabush   Oct-19-04 03:00 PM   #18 
  - Stephen King  ftbc   Oct-19-04 03:04 PM   #19 
  - Screw the heavier stuff.  redqueen   Oct-19-04 03:22 PM   #26 
     - I could always lose myself in a King novel.  mwdem   Oct-19-04 03:37 PM   #32 
     - Yes. He does great character portraits.  eataTREE   Oct-19-04 03:54 PM   #40 
        - But some people like the horror stuff  redqueen   Oct-19-04 04:43 PM   #41 
        - He always did very well in shaping the character's personalities..  mwdem   Oct-19-04 04:46 PM   #42 
        - Try "The Green Mile" or  Downtown Hound   Oct-19-04 09:32 PM   #96 
  - I had a smoke with Vonnegut once and talked to him twice  seventhson   Oct-19-04 03:09 PM   #22 
  - Tom Wolfe, anyone?  dean_dem   Oct-19-04 03:20 PM   #25 
  - Wolfe is terrific  barb1622000   Oct-19-04 03:28 PM   #29 
  - Serious authors? John Barth  Rowdyboy   Oct-19-04 03:24 PM   #27 
  - Saul Bellow  barb1622000   Oct-19-04 03:26 PM   #28 
  - Henry James is still alive in my heart! NM  tarkus   Oct-19-04 03:32 PM   #31 
  - Harper Lee  ih8thegop   Oct-19-04 03:45 PM   #36 
  - Amen.  BoX o BooX   Oct-19-04 03:46 PM   #38 
  - Toni Morrison,  mwdem   Oct-19-04 03:45 PM   #37 
  - I will second that  donheld   Oct-19-04 05:38 PM   #64 
     - Always a wonderful read..  mwdem   Oct-19-04 06:02 PM   #84 
  - Will Pitt  Independent429   Oct-19-04 04:52 PM   #43 
  - Because it's a really dumb thing to say  WilliamPitt   Oct-19-04 04:53 PM   #44 
  - Shit, Will, we forgot you!!  mwdem   Oct-19-04 04:59 PM   #46 
     - Fire. Brimstone. Wrath of God.  WilliamPitt   Oct-19-04 05:22 PM   #50 
        - Always waiting with bated breath!  mwdem   Oct-19-04 05:24 PM   #51 
           - Holy cow you spelled it right.  redqueen   Oct-19-04 05:25 PM   #52 
              - I have truely been around..  mwdem   Oct-19-04 05:26 PM   #53 
                 - *gasp*  redqueen   Oct-19-04 05:27 PM   #54 
                    - You got me!  mwdem   Oct-19-04 05:28 PM   #55 
                    - Looser  WilliamPitt   Oct-19-04 05:37 PM   #61 
                       - I am so busteded!  mwdem   Oct-19-04 05:38 PM   #66 
                    - Actually, it's 'bated breath...  indigobusiness   Oct-19-04 05:38 PM   #63 
                       - Really?  redqueen   Oct-19-04 05:40 PM   #67 
                          - Yep, short for abated  indigobusiness   Oct-19-04 05:44 PM   #73 
                             - Cool  redqueen   Oct-19-04 05:46 PM   #74 
                                - At your service.  indigobusiness   Oct-19-04 05:50 PM   #80 
                                   - This was meant  indigobusiness   Oct-19-04 06:15 PM   #87 
  - I always like his writings  donheld   Oct-19-04 05:41 PM   #69 
     - He's full of something alright...  Independent429   Oct-19-04 06:06 PM   #85 
  - Nearly 50 replies...  George W Bush   Oct-19-04 05:07 PM   #48 
  - Gravity's Rainbow is the most unreadable book in the history of the world  WilliamPitt   Oct-19-04 05:22 PM   #49 
     - Well, if you're going to open it up to...  George W Bush   Oct-19-04 05:29 PM   #57 
     - You beat me  indigobusiness   Oct-19-04 05:34 PM   #59 
        - Well, he ignored me...  George W Bush   Oct-19-04 05:48 PM   #76 
           - Old habit  WilliamPitt   Oct-19-04 05:49 PM   #79 
              - nt  George W Bush   Oct-19-04 05:54 PM   #82 
     - Really? What about Finnegan's Wake, or Ulysses?  indigobusiness   Oct-19-04 05:33 PM   #58 
     - Open to interpretation  WilliamPitt   Oct-19-04 05:38 PM   #62 
        - I believe you, I'm just surprised. Pynchon has been at the top of my list  indigobusiness   Oct-19-04 05:49 PM   #78 
           - Give it a spin and get back to me  WilliamPitt   Oct-19-04 05:51 PM   #81 
              - No, I truly appreciate your warning, my backlog is tremendous  indigobusiness   Oct-19-04 06:00 PM   #83 
              - Hmmm...  George W Bush   Oct-19-04 06:09 PM   #86 
                 - Good point, but there is a huge difference between "challenging"  indigobusiness   Oct-19-04 06:24 PM   #89 
                    - Tell me about it!  George W Bush   Oct-19-04 06:40 PM   #92 
                       - I'm jazzed by your ability to zone in on the crux of this  indigobusiness   Oct-19-04 07:07 PM   #94 
     - I so agree...ugh! n/t  DrZeeLit   Oct-19-04 07:02 PM   #93 
  - No fans of David Foster Wallace or T.C. Boyle?  asthmaticeog   Oct-19-04 05:35 PM   #60 
  - I loved Boyle...  George W Bush   Oct-19-04 05:40 PM   #68 
     - When some of the old guys die off, he'll be a contender.  asthmaticeog   Oct-19-04 05:42 PM   #70 
     - I have met him- through mutual friends  Beaverhausen   Oct-19-04 05:43 PM   #72 
  - Even Vonnegut would say:  CanuckAmok   Oct-19-04 05:47 PM   #75 
  - R.A Salvatore or Robert Jordan  TroubleMan   Oct-19-04 05:48 PM   #77 
  - Chomsky, anyone? nt  JibJab   Oct-19-04 06:17 PM   #88 
  - Alice Walker  Amaya   Oct-19-04 06:31 PM   #90 
  - Tom Robbins  Crisco   Oct-19-04 06:33 PM   #91 
 

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