Day: March 1, 2001

Thomas Pynchon

Simpsons cartoon of Thomas Pynchon

“Somewhere I had come up with the notion that one’s personal life had nothing to do with fiction, when the truth, as everyone knows, is nearly the direct opposite.”
–Thomas Pynchon, ‘Slow Learner’

Thomas Pynchon maintains such a low profile as to make J. D. Salinger seem like an extrovert. … Read the rest