RARA-AVIS: Re: Pynchon

From: jacquesdebierue (jacquesdebierue@yahoo.com)
Date: 12 Aug 2009

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    --- In rara-avis-l@yahoogroups.com, Kevin Burton Smith <kvnsmith@...> wrote:
    > Bill wrote:
    > > Most of my reading experiences have been like this. I read books,
    > > and I
    > > either like 'em or I don't. You can't go by my literary judgments. I'm
    > > the guy who's still reading Robert B. Parker.
    > Ah, I knew I wasn't the only one...
    > All the rest of the zillions of books he sells are being purchased by
    > non-readers, I guess.

    They're certainly not being purchased by me. And sales and quality have no correlation... this list has never been about sales or popularity.


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