Thomas Pynchon
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Reviews // 4 Articles
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//Features

PopMatters Picks: The Best of Books 2009: Fiction
20 Jan 2010 // 4:00 PM

More than half of the titles in this year’s selections offer grim portraits of the human condition, some with more wit and optimism than others, and a surprising number of legendary authors complete the portraiture and theme.

The Fuss About Pynchon
20 Nov 2006 // 3:00 PM

Cast aside synthetic substitutes, junk food for the soul, and take a bite of the pungent, organic mushroom offered up by the man from Oyster Bay, Thomas Ruggles Pynchon Jr.

//Columns

What Would Thomas Pynchon Do?
10 Feb 2014 // 9:20 PM

Like his protagonists, Thomas Pynchon appears to remind us, in his absence from advising us, that we must rely on our own smarts, arrayed against mystery and cynicism and corruption.

//Reviews

Thomas Pynchon Is Still Doing What He Has Always Done, With Antic Humor and Utter Seriousnes
23 Oct 2014 // 9:05 PM

Is Pynchon suddenly relevant again? Has the culture's craziness finally just caught up to his penchant for conspiracy, paranoia, and crazy-named characters?

Inherent Vice
6 Aug 2009 // 5:00 PM

Pynchon’s latest combines elements of The Big Lebowski, Dashiell Hammett, John Garfield’s movies, and the TV cop shows and Hollywood movie bikinis-and-surfboards grooviness of the early ‘70s.

//Blogs

Soundscape of the Body Politic: The Songs of Thomas Pynchon's 'Inherent Vice'
10 Sep 2009 // 1:30 AM

Interpolators of literature always try to figure out how we, as readers, glean the book in our hands. Arguments between the likes of Harold Bloom

//Mixed media
//Blogs

Ubisoft Understands the Art of the Climb

// Moving Pixels

"Ubisoft's Assassin's Creed and Grow Home epitomize the art of the climb.

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