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Book review: Empty Set by Veronica Gerber Bicecci

March 7, 2018

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“Veronica Gerber Bicecci’s debut novel, second book and her first translated into English, Empty Set (Conjunto vacío), has multiple dualities—the verbal and the visual, the analytic and the emotional, autobiography and fiction—that aspire to convey ineffable sums greater than their constituent parts.” — From my review of Empty Set by Veronica Gerber Bicecci in New York Journal of Books     […]

Book review: The Journal of Albion Midnight by Kenneth Patchen

June 6, 2017

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“like a sonnet whose beautiful lines are undermined by its flawed argument.” — from my review of The Journal of Albion Midnight in New York Journal of Books  

Israeli books: Youval Shimoni’s experimental post-modern fiction classic A Room

March 24, 2016

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In my New York Journal of Books review of Youval Shimoni‘s A Room I write: “A Room is strongly recommended to readers of post-modern and experimental fiction who enjoy stream of consciousness narratives and who are willing to delve deeper than a thin plot’s surface level.” Read that review first. Additional excerpts from the novel and […]

91 year old William Gass’ prose is still gorgeous in Eyes: Novellas and Stories

November 5, 2015

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My review of William Gass’ new book of short fiction appears in New York Journal of Books.  Read that review first. Additional remarks (including a longer excerpt from the book and additional biographical info about Gass) that appeared in a different and now defunct publication begin with the next paragraph. 91 year old William Gass’ prose is […]