Biblioklept Is Seven Today, So Here are Seven Sets of Seven Somethings

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Seven Reviews of Seven Books I Love

The Rings of Saturn — W.G. Sebald

Denis Johnson’s Train Dreams Is a Perfect Novella

The Pale King — David Foster Wallace

Candide — Voltaire

I Riff on Clarice Lispector’s Novella The Hour of the Star, a Strange Work of Pity, Humor, Terror, and Abjection

The Collected Stories of Lydia Davis

Intertexuality and Structure in Roberto Bolaño’s 2666

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Seven Hands (Van Gogh)

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Seven Books I’d Like to Read Sometime in the Next Seven Years

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Seven Negative Reviews

Why I Abandoned Chad Harbach’s Over-Hyped Novel The Art of Fielding After Only 100 Pages

Jonathan Lethem’s Bloodless Prose

I Super Hated Gary Shteyngart’s Super Sad True Love Story

The Instructions — Adam Levin

Sunset Park — Paul Auster

The Passage — Justin Cronin

The Sot-Weed Factor — John Barth

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Seven Ballerinas (Picasso)

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Seven Perfect Short Stories

“The Death of Me” — Gordon Lish

“A Good Man Is Hard to Find” — Flannery O’Connor

“Emergency” — Denis Johnson

“The School” — Donald Barthelme

“Sweat” — Zora Neale Hurston

“Wakefield” — Nathaniel Hawthorne

“Good Old Neon” — David Foster Wallace

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Seven Deadly Sins (Bosch)

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11 thoughts on “Biblioklept Is Seven Today, So Here are Seven Sets of Seven Somethings”

  1. I love Knut Hamsun. All of his novels are astonishing, similar in feel to Halldor Laxness in some intangible Scandinavian way. I really can’t decide which of Hamsun’s I like best. Possibly Mysteries…or Pan…or Growth of the Soil…or Hunger….

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