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from The Daily Beast

The Best Stoner Novels

In honor of the hallowed holiday of Sam Munson, author of November Criminals, picks out the best novels, from Invisible Man to Wonder Boys, featuring marijuana and its users.

from nytimes.com

You Should Seriously Read ‘Stoner’ Right Now

How a 1965 book with a mundane plot became the Little Novel That Could.

William Stoner enters the University of Missouri at nineteen to study agriculture. A seminar on English literature changes his life, and he never returns to work on his father's farm. Stoner becomes a teacher. He marries the wrong woman. His life is quiet, and after his death his colleagues remember him rarely. Yet with truthfulness, compassion and intense power, this novel...more

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from The New Yorker

The Greatest American Novel You’ve Never Heard Of

William Stoner enters the University of Missouri at nineteen to study agriculture. A seminar on English literature changes his life, and he never returns to work on his father's farm. Stoner becomes a teacher. He marries the wrong woman. His life is quiet, and after his death his colleagues remember him rarely.

I've written a post-apocalyptic, stoner novel, and now Im illustrating outtakes/scenes from the story line. This is the three, main characters in their apartement in Oslo, Norway

Stoner by John WilliamsLet me get this out of the way first: This is not a novel about a stoner. (Sorry.) It's about a man named William Stoner, grows up on a farm in Missouri in the late 1800s. The book follows him to college, where he discovers English literature and becomes a professor. Sounds like a snooze, I know, but trust me when I say that it is one of the most compassionate and beautifully told novels. NEXT ON GLO: 19 Things to Do, See & Read This Month