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Lars Iyer
Lars Iyer is the author of the novel WITTGENSTEIN JR (2014). He has also written a trilogy of novels, SPURIOUS, DOGMA and EXODUS, which has received rave reviews in nearly all major literary publications including The New York Times Book Review, The Los Angeles Times, The Washington Post, The... show more

Lars Iyer is the author of the novel WITTGENSTEIN JR (2014). He has also written a trilogy of novels, SPURIOUS, DOGMA and EXODUS, which has received rave reviews in nearly all major literary publications including The New York Times Book Review, The Los Angeles Times, The Washington Post, The Times Literary Supplement, Publishers Weekly, Library Journal, The San Francisco Chronicle, The Guardian (UK), The Spectator and The Believer. Lars Iyer has also written two scholarly books on the work of Maurice Blanchot, and teaches philosophy at Newcastle University, UK.
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catpdx
catpdx rated it 4 years ago
I loved this until about two-thirds of the way through, when it shifted away from being a clever and very funny satire to an oddly serious ramble with a tacked-on romance. And the italics, my god, the italics!
proustitute
proustitute rated it 6 years ago
If you:...read too much Heidegger, Spinoza, and Kierkegaard in your formative years which then caused all experiences from puberty onward to become internal debates, crises of consciousness, self-reflexive moments that forced you to pull a Hamlet and dwell in your head rather than enjoy life without...
iguana literature
iguana literature rated it 6 years ago
I received this book in a goodreads first reads giveaway.Have you read Kierkegaard? Do you somehow really enjoy the frustration (or despair) of reading Kierkegaard? Then read this book. There's a lot of funny philosophical rant-type stuff here, and the more a reader knows about philosophy, postmoder...
grapeapril75
grapeapril75 rated it 6 years ago
I received a copy of this book free through Goodreads first Reads.I work at a Senior/Youth center and donate all print books I win in giveaways to the library. I hope I get a chance to check this one out in the near future!!!I can say it must be a really good read because it has been checked out sin...
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