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Best Novels

L. Garrett "Spurs Fanatic"
The list author says: "These are the best books I have read that are not fantasy novels. I have a separate list for the fantasy genre."
A Prayer for Owen Meany
A Prayer for Owen Meany
"Hilarious and touching."
The Catcher in the Rye
The Catcher in the Rye
"One of the few books I have actually reread. Again I say hilarious and touching."
A Confederacy of Dunces
A Confederacy of Dunces
"Not as touching ,but every bit as hilarious."
The Water-Method Man (Ballantine Reader's Circle)
The Water-Method Man (Ballantine Reader's Circle)
"Not as funny as the above 3, but still great and touching."
Lonesome Dove: A Novel
Lonesome Dove: A Novel
"Great story with great characters and plenty of action, humor, and romance. An epic tale of the old west."
Interview with the Vampire (The Vampire Chronicles)
Interview with the Vampire (The Vampire Chronicles)
"I am not a fan of this series, but this book in and of itself was very good."
The Ginger Man
The Ginger Man
"Funny book. I read 2 others by this author and they were not as funny and a touch too sad."
Straight Man: A Novel
Straight Man: A Novel
"Very funny story set in collegiate academia world from teacher's standpoint."
Fever Pitch
Fever Pitch
"Hilarious fanatical account of HUGE Arsenal soccer team fan. Reminds me of myself with the San Antonio Spurs. This guy is as fanatical as I am. I could relate, and I laughed at the hilarious truisms of being a real fan."
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