88. The Path to the Spiders' Nests 1947 Italo Calvino
An adolescent in Italy is caught up in WWII and falls in with the partisans. He prefers the company of adults; his only talent seems to be ridiculing them and denying the pain...
Quote:Originally Posted by EMartNJ Everyone in here is an AL fan except Steve, yeah? I'd like to see someone take Harvey yard in his own park.
Primarily because of the sacrilege that is the Designated Hitter.
86. Cat and Mouse 1961 Gunter Grass
Chronicle of a schoolboy German oddster during WWII. He has a prodigious Adam's Apple. The other kids called it a mouse and set a cat upon his throat as a joke. Hence the title. Also a...
Quote:Originally Posted by bdeuce22 I predict in 1.5 months Lincecums arm will fall off.
Look back on this 148 pitch outing
Quote:Originally Posted by bdeuce22 Not hating on him. It's an incredible feat. 150 pitches is a crazy...
85. Crome Yellow Aldous Huxley 1921
Huxley's first novel, about a group of Bohemians right after the great war summering at an English estate called Crome. The protagonist writes bad poetry and has painful encounters with the...