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View Poll Results: Who will be most remembered from our time?
James Joyce 3 12.50%
Vonnegut 5 20.83%
Stephen King 5 20.83%
Tolkein 3 12.50%
Irving 0 0%
Murakami 1 4.17%
Dr. Seuss 1 4.17%
Toni Morrison 0 0%
John Updike 0 0%
James Baldwin 0 0%
Mark Twain 2 8.33%
William Faulkner 0 0%
Asimov 2 8.33%
Bukowski 2 8.33%
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Old 06-07-2011, 06:51 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Default Who's our Homer?

What author within the last 101 years will be looked back upon over 1,000 years from now as the great author of the time?
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Old 06-07-2011, 07:27 PM   #2 (permalink)
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R.L. Stine.

Haha.. just kidding. Dean Koontz.



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R.L. Stine.

Haha.. just kidding. Dean Koontz.



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Hey man, those choose your own adventure Goosebump books are practically the Illiad of their time.
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No, he's more like Bart than Homer.
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Hey man, those choose your own adventure Goosebump books are practically the Illiad of their time.
I used to press in the raised bumps on the cover, like it was some sort of obsessive need. I love a book that gives me something to do while I'm reading it...
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What author within the last 100 years will be looked back upon over 1,000 years from now as the great author of the time?
Maybe no one. How many authors from each century since Homer have you ever heard of?
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tbh, I thought this was going to be about the Simpsons and I rolled my eyes when I saw the title. But I am pleasantly surprised
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Maybe no one. How many authors from each century since Homer have you ever heard of?
Quite a few. It doesn't necessarily have to be a comparison to Homer, just in general who will be remembered.

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Murakami
I could definitely see this.
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