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Literary novel with trailers joined in a circle

Identify this book. Literary novel, probably a first novel, published between 1994 and 1997, written by a guy who had taught writing at Harvard. The only thing I remember in it is an obsessive character in the desert who has welded multiple trailers or mobile homes in a circle so he can obsessively walk in circles inside them. [more inside]
posted by Unified Theory on May 13, 2013 - 7 answers

Looking for some awesome fiction

My book queue is empty, and my brain craves fiction! Could you please recommend some books? Favorites include : DeLillo, Murakami, Pynchon, Bolaño, Lethem, Barthleme, Franzen, Chabon, DFW, Bulgakov, Rushdie, David Mitchell, Gabriel García Márquez, Mark Z. Danielewski, Philip K. Dick, Stephen King, George Saunders, Joe Hill, and Raymond Chandler [more inside]
posted by Afroblanco on Dec 12, 2012 - 70 answers

Looking for a Delillo (?) quote

Looking for a quotation cite. I swear it's Delillo. For a long time I thought it was in White Noise but I have been unable to find it in there in spite of re-reading the novel to find the quotation. Maybe The Names or Ratner's Star. The quotation: "betrayal stalks every secret".
posted by bukvich on Apr 19, 2010 - 4 answers

Which is that book? Does it exist?

[H.Bloomfilter]: A friend's friend told him about a book of Harold Bloom on Don DeLillo, Philip Roth, Thomas Pynchon, and Cormac McCarthy and said friend wants it. His friend can't remember the title. Does it exist and what's its name? [more inside]
posted by ersatz on Oct 1, 2009 - 9 answers

Um...I'm requesting permission cause I'm a nerd?

How easy/impossible is it to obtain copyright permissions from a literary agency for "individual use" of their materials? [more inside]
posted by inoculatedcities on Apr 30, 2007 - 6 answers

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