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December 29, 2007

49 Down, 3 To Go (52 Books, 52 Weeks) ("Gentlemen of the Road")

I read Michael Chabon's Gentlemen of the Road when it was serialized in the New York Times Sunday magazine, and then again when the book was released. For me, the book worked extremely well in serial form, with each chapter serving as its own adventure. This is a pulp novel well executed by the best literary mind of my generation. It's not as deep or well-crafted as Chabon's other novel this year, The Yiddish Policemen's Union, but then again, few novels are.

For two weeks, enter the coupon code "LHB001" at Atomic Books and receive 15% off this title.

My next book is Autumn de Wilde's collection of photographs, Elliott Smith.


also at Largehearted Boy:

52 Books, 52 Weeks (2007 Edition)
52 Books, 52 Weeks (2006 Edition)
52 Books, 52 Weeks (2005 Edition)
52 Books, 52 Weeks (2004 Edition)
Book Notes (authors create playlists for their book)
Note Books (musicians discuss literature)

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