Saturday, February 21, 2009

Harsh ...

... but probably true: A Flowering of Experiment. (Hat tip, Dave Lull.)

Gore Vidal's verdict: "Mr. Barthelme is very deep into fiction's R and D (Research and Development) as opposed to the old-fashioned R and R (Rest and Recuperation)."

It isn't often that I agree with Gore Vidal. Indeed, this may be the only time.

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