By Stephan Lee
June 13, 2012 at 05:46 PM EDT

For the first time, Thomas Pynchon’s seven novels and one short story collection will be beaming onto e-readers today. It shouldn’t be surprising that the notoriously private author is willing to embrace the digital form. After all, Wired magazine dubbed him “the paranoid poet of the information age,” as many of his works examine the fascinating and frightening effects of technology on modern culture. Plus, Pynchon probably isn’t averse to any format that allows you to buy a book without leaving the house.

Are you excited to download V., The Crying of Lot 49, Gravity’s Rainbow, Slow Learner, Vineland, Mason & Dixon, Against the Day, and Inherent Vice?

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