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"Some books are to be tasted, others to be swallowed, and some few to be chewed and digested."
from Essays, 'Of Studies,' (1597-1625) by Sir Francis Bacon
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Title: A Confederacy of Dunces
By: John Kennedy Toole
This book made laugh so hard that I literally cried. Ignatius J. Reilly is one of the most colorfully hilarious characters I have ever come across. This is the best tour through the French Quarter that I could ever possibly take, without actually going there, especially with a paradoxically intelligent ... [Read more]
Posted by Jean Poole on June 3, 2009