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    Catherine and Thomas need a way to break out of the boxes other people keep trapping them in. Beer and a booty call might be a start.

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    It's a ridiculous fantasy of Guert's, to run away to NYC with Owen, to get an apartment and hold hands on Eighth Avenue. Owen, however, thinks it's a great idea.

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    It's Guert's first time back at Harvard in years, and certainly the first time since he "ran off with a baseball player." But this homecoming isn't short of soul-searching, future planning, and innuendo. Oh, the innuendo.

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    College student Will Graham's found the three things he wants most in life: great sex, a way to pay his tuition, and insight into the mind of a killer. It's just a little concerning that all three are coming from the same person - his enigmatic benefactor, Hannibal Lecter.

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    1862. After the wreck of the Adirondack, Herman Melville goes to comfort his cousin Guert.

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    Wrecked and traumatized by the Somers Mutiny, Lieutenant Guert Gansevoort makes his way to the home of the one man who might understand - his cousin Herman Melville.

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    Ishmael may have left out an important detail or two from his most famous work.

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    “Is this what sailors do?” Nathaniel asked the first time.

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    Sir Patrick cleared his throat. “Sir Ian,” he said. “We are by no means mounting a Broadway production of Waiting for Godot with space pirates.”

    “Ah,” said Sir Ian, lifting his pint glass with a wink. “We’ll see about that.”

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    Owen secretly moves in with Guert for the summer and Guert takes him on a proper date.

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    On April 30, Owen decides to meet Affenlight for their evening date after all... and everything changes.

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    Slight post-book AU. On a dreary Wisconsin day, Guert returns home to discover Owen's undertaken a construction project in his absence...

    Title from TS Eliot's "Gerontion". Written for Queeshmael, who told me about "tiger" and the whale.

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    Guert and Owen follow in Melville's footsteps by spending their vacation in Tahiti.

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    Guert Affenlight owns and manages Bartleby's bar in the college town of Westish, Wisconsin. Searching for decent espresso, he checks out Café Oo, that hipsterish student place with a crazily talented barista named Henry and a bored busboy called Owen who reads when he should be working. Owen and Guert soon find that they have more in common than coffee.

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    Guert and Owen write letters to each other while Owen's studying in Tokyo. Guert realizes that simply being "creatures of the mind" isn't all it's cracked up to be.

    Spoilers for the novel. Title from Whitman.

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    Henry comes back to Westish to help out his friends and decide whether to stay.

    Spoilers for the entire book.

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    Mike has no more games and no more studies, no job, no girlfriend, and - in a couple of weeks - nowhere to live. Fortunately, what he does have are some friends.

    Title paraphrased from Marcus Aurelius. Spoilers for the entire book.

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    Owen looks after an exhausted Guert and tries to prepare for the prospect of them both leaving Westish.

    Spoilers for the entire novel.

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    In an age of costumed heroes and alien invasions, Ben Parker is the President America needs - a reassuring presence in the White House, and a hero to the West Wing staff. His nephew Peter, however...

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    AU. It's 1996, and 28-year-old playwright Owen Dunne has just arrived at Harvard to spend a year honing his craft. There he meets English professor Guert Affenlight - brilliant, charming, and a single dad to 9-year-old Pella.

    No real spoilers for the novel, barring allusions. Title from Moby-Dick.

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