Gerry Canavan

the smartest kid on earth

Little House in the Big Woods

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Written by gerrycanavan

October 22, 2013 at 11:53 am

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  1. it’s interesting that the film with Jack Nicholson has made One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest the most famous book set in Oregon… because in Oregon, we probably think Sometimes a Great Notion (also by Kesey, of course) is more typically “Oregon” … Cuckoo’s nest could, frankly, be any Institution anywhere, but SaGN could only be set in Oregon…

    Rebecca Littman

    October 22, 2013 at 12:12 pm

  2. I’m really skeptical about their choice for New Jersey. One of Roth’s novels has got to be more famous, surely. Where’s the data on this?


    October 22, 2013 at 12:27 pm

    • I think by “most famous” they meant “let’s think of A book set in each state!” and then published the list.

      Stephen Frug

      October 22, 2013 at 2:05 pm

  3. Damn, I haven’t read the book for my home state (Michigan) or my adopted state (Ohio).


    October 23, 2013 at 8:16 am

  4. Thursday! Thursday! Thursday!

    Thursday. Thursday?


    …You’re not letting trivialities like “life”, “work” and “family” get in the way of blogging again, are you?

    — Signed, The American People

    Stephen Frug

    October 24, 2013 at 10:01 pm

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