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Vineland (Classic, 20th-Century, Penguin)
Thomas Pynchon
Tristes Tropiques
John Weightman, Doreen Weightman, Patrick Wilcken, Claude Lévi-Strauss
Richard III
William Shakespeare
The Dwarf
Alexandra Dick, Pär Lagerkvist
The Collected Poems of Wilfred Owen
Wilfred Owen, Cecil Day-Lewis
Richard Wolin
Giotto to Dürer: Early Renaissance Painting in the National Gallery
Jill Dunkerton, Susan Foister, Dillian Gordon, Nicholas Penny
Michel Foucault: Beyond Structuralism and Hermeneutics
Hubert L. Dreyfus, Paul Rabinow
Gravity's Rainbow
Thomas Pynchon
A Gravity's Rainbow Companion: Sources and Contexts for Pynchon's Novel
Steven Weisenburger

In Matto's Realm: A Sergeant Studer Mystery

In Matto's Realm: A Sergeant Studer Mystery - Friedrich Glauser, Mike Mitchell Yesterday's review, below, was quite inadequate - I'll leave it, since I'm too lazy currently to post a proper one. But let me add two points. First this book presents an astonishing -- and astonishingly sober -- picture of the inner life of a schizophrenic, something about which Glauser himself was well informed. That he could write with such clarity about his own hallucinatory states is quite amazing. 2) The book contains, though very subtly, a political allegory -- as Matto's realm is ultimately shown to be (or to include) Hitler's Germany. Despite my criticsm, infra, this is *definitely* a book to read.

(This is an excellent book - intelligent, moody -- though it took me about 90 pages to realizes how much it had to offer. I actually give it a bit less than 5-stars, as I did not like or get (as another reviewer also noted) the ending.)