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Great American Novels, Ranked from "Pretty Great, Actually" to "Meh"


Infinite Jest by David Foster Wallace

Exactly zero people have finished this book. If you did finish it, you are better than all of us and likely a demigod, but there’s no way you had a good time. If you did not finish it—if you couldn’t bring your dumb, less evolved self to appreciate all 1,100 pages and roughly 50,000 footnotes—then don’t feel bad. You too are valid.

Topics: Books
Tags: books we love, the scarlet letter, the great gatsby, the catcher in the rye, to kill a mockingbird, infinite jest, moby dick, funny lists, the grapes of wrath, freedom, tkam, absalom absalom, the mediocre gatsby

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