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Wednesday, May 12

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News Thu Jun 12 2008

Two Quickies

• Its recent collection of four classic Philip K. Dick novels has turned out to be the Library of America's fastest-selling title ever, even easily beating Jack Kerouac.

• The Onion A.V. Club has a review of Such a Pretty Fat, the latest book by Jen Lancaster, which begins by saying, "Chicago-based memoirist Jen Lancaster would make a shitty diet coach."

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