Day: May 12, 2005

What about William Vollmann?

So … where does everybody stand on William Vollmann?

I hadn’t read him until recently, when I picked up a copy of Expelled From Eden, a greatest-hits set apparently designed to make Vollmann’s famously sinewy and labyrinthine writing palatable for normal people.

I’ve read about 1/10 of what’s there … Read the rest