"A richly rewarding book for anyone interested in Proust or the task of writing itself."
“The Dead Letter is worthy of your attention, not only as an interesting landmark in the history of American crime fiction, but also as an enjoyable, entertaining
“The Nine Cloud Dream is inhabited by Buddhist philosophy—the world of dust is illusion and all the earthly scheming, deceptions, plots, and sensual pleasures are transient and ult
“It is surprising what Mailer can accomplish when he stops posing and simply writes.”
My great-grandfather, Chester Neuman, was a cowboy. Family stories have him out on the range, in the rain, tending fences; they have him homesteading in Montana; they have him breaking horses for
“. . . a fascinating cross-section of those tales that become the forebears of the many science fiction/fantasy stories of our 20th and 21st centuries.”