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Pynchon's Latest

Thomas Pynchon's new book, Against the Day, is set in 1893 right in the heart of the Chicago World's Fair. Both Newcity and PopMatters have reviews of the celebrated writer's newest work, with Newcity calling the effort rewarding, though "one can spend twenty, thirty hours of a weekend reading it and barely make a dent...like dropping a penny into an open manhole" and PopMatters summing it up by saying, "Thomas Pynchon requires commitment." If you've read it, what's your take?

 
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