From Crooked Timber: Books I Did Not Read This Year. Also see the MetaFilter thread this post inspired. (And note well the title that dominates the thread!)
Ah, Infinite Jest! The book that acts like a computer-virus and worms its way into your system until you are crippled by it. I mean, until you finish it. (Hey, I’m a snarkmatrix now!)
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