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NYRM Literary Society: Pynchon and Reed

1973-5: the years in which everything stopped making sense.  Thomas Pynchon published his long, confusing, disgusting, mesmerizing, break through novel Gravity’s Rainbow in 1973.  Two years later, in July 1975, Lou Reed released his long, confusing, disgusting, mesmerizing, and potentially break through record, Metal Machine Music. This pairing couldn’t be more obvious.  To be honest, I […]

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