Friday, January 26, 2007

New Vacation Hot Spot: The Great Concavity

To follow up on the last post, here's a good quote I came across from DFW re: IJ:

"It's a weird book. It doesn't move the way normal books do. It's got a whole bunch of characters. I think it makes at least an in-good-faith attempt to be fun and riveting enough on a page-by-page level so I don't feel like I'm hitting the reader with a mallet, you know, "Hey, here's this really hard impossibly smart thing. Fuck you. See if you can read it." I know books like that and they piss me off."

Here's a good page with a lot of links to IJ reviews and stuff.

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