Markson’s Marginalia & More

Book trailer for Cheryl Strayed’s Wild: From Lost to Found on the Pacific Crest Trail. Here.

“A gaudy exercise in delayed gratification.” A review of Mexican novelist Daniel Sada’s Almost Never.  Roberto Bolano wrote of him: “Of my generation I most admire Daniel Sada, whose writing project seems to me the most daring.” Here.

“Franzen has thrown together a buffet of essays, speeches, lectures, bits of memoir and journalism, and a few oddballs, like an extended fictional interview with New York State and her entourage (publicist, attorney, historian, geologist).” A review of Jonathan Franzen’s Father Away: Essays. Here.

“When I split an infinitive, God damn it, I split it so it will stay split.”  Our man Raymond Chandler.  Here.

Novelist David Markson’s marginalia.  Here.

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