Day: October 3, 2005

Anansi Boys by Neil Gaiman

Let me begin this review by saying that if there were awards for being an ADD poster child, then I’m sure I’d have a shelf covered with trophies. Concentrating on a single task for longer than two minutes is something I just don’t do, so reading an entire novel in … Read the rest

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Reviewing the Review: October 2 2005

Yay for Stephen Metcalf, who reviews Rick Moody’s Diviners in today’s New York Times Book Review. I don’t agree with a thing Metcalf says, but it’s a damn well-written review, with lines like this:

Meanwhile, Moody has continued turning out these terrifically weird sentences, long incantatory jags of deadpan logorrhea.Read the rest

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