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2006 Frank Miller cover - According to Variety, "Penguin Classics was redesigning its line of influential novels and asked Pynchon if he'd like a new jacket for his novel "Gravity's Rainbow." At first Pynchon resisted, says publicist Caroline Farrington. But he came back and said he'd allow it, on one condition: if Miller did the design." (from Pynchon Wiki: "Gravity's Rainbow" - http://gravitys-rainbow.pynchonwiki.com/wiki/index.php?title=Main_Page )

Gravity's Rainbow by Thomas Pynchon. Winner of the 1973 National Book Award, "Gravity's Rainbow" is a postmodern epic, a work as exhaustively significant to the second half of the century as Joyce's "Ulysses" was to the first.

"Time is an Illusion" - Albert Einstein You can go forwards, backwards or even sideways in time. according to some, you don't even need a time machine. With enough intense meditation and practice, your soul can travel through time on its own. If you want to travel to another time in your physical body, it's more difficult, but not impossible.

“People assume that time is a strict progression of cause to effect, but *actually* from a non-linear, non-subjective viewpoint – it’s more like a big ball of wibbly wobbly… timey wimey… stuff.” —The Doctor-

Libba Bray’s ‘Lair Of Dreams’: You Don’t Have To Be A Diviner To See The Cover!

Libba Bray's 'Lair Of Dreams': You Don't Have To Be A Diviner To See The Cover!

Crying of Lot 49 by Thomas Pynchon. Ok, I'll try Pynchon again.

Is The Crying of Lot 49 one of the All-TIME 100 Best Novels?

Wise Blood. Flannery O’Connor. New York: Harcourt, Brace, and Company, (1954). First edition. Original dust jacket. “I preach there are all kinds of truth, your truth and somebody else’s, but behind all of them, there’s only one truth and that is that there is no truth… No truth behind all truths is what I and this church preach! “

Wise Blood. Flannery O’Connor. New York: Harcourt, Brace, and Company, (1954). First edition. Original dust jacket. “I preach there are all kinds of truth, your truth and somebody else’s, but behind all of them, there’s only one truth and that is that there is no truth… No truth behind all truths is what I and this church preach! “

A high school photograph of the reclusive author Thomas Pynchon.

Pynchon Takes On Silicon Alley

A high school photograph of the reclusive author Thomas Pynchon.

The Notebooks of Malte Laurids Brigge (Penguin Classics) by Rainer Maria Rilke http://www.amazon.com/dp/0141182210/ref=cm_sw_r_pi_dp_SouVwb1NZ89WF

The Notebooks of Malte Laurids Brigge (Penguin Classics) by Rainer Maria Rilke…

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