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Finally finished Black Like Me. Some revealing historical stuff in there. Deeply flawed book, but I have hindsight and live in less troubled times. I'd still recommend the fucker.

Now reading Catch 22. This is a seriously funny book.
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Nam Tsao";p="882739 wrote:Finally finished Black Like Me. Some revealing historical stuff in there. Deeply flawed book, but I have hindsight and live in less troubled times. I'd still recommend the fucker.

Now reading Catch 22. This is a seriously funny book.
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Closing Time made me close the book forever on Heller.
How could he write such a load of shit and call it a sequel to Catch 22?
I walked out on the book.
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really, I have trouble with anything he did after Good as Gold.

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Catch 22 is the only thing of his I've read. I didn't think there was any point reading anything else, especially as I had heard such shit reviews of the "sequel" (publishers wanted to rake in some easy sales, perhaps?).

Something Happened, you say?
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Something Happened is regarded by many to be better. I'm not one of them, but it's still very good.

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I've only read Catch-22 (many times and I can pretty much say it is my favourite read), my parents have both read others and found them to be utterly lacking. I trust them fairly well implicitly when it comes to books and as such I don't think I'll be trying Heller's other works any time soon.
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Catch-22 is my dads favorite book

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You calling us squares, man?
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