Gordon Lish

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1. So did he really cause a shard of his father's spine to become lodged in his father's brain?

bamcquern, Sunday, 22 November 2009 17:49 (ten years ago) link

2. I still prefer the mangled versions of raymond carver

plaxico (I know, right?), Sunday, 22 November 2009 17:50 (ten years ago) link

I prefer the mangled versions of Elizabeth Bishop sometimes.

bamcquern, Sunday, 22 November 2009 17:50 (ten years ago) link

3. The man who taught me that "Wedge" is something you call a person to insult him because the wedge is the simplest tool.

bamcquern, Sunday, 22 November 2009 19:27 (ten years ago) link

three years pass...

is his own stuff good?

Evil Juice Box Man (LocalGarda), Saturday, 21 September 2013 08:33 (six years ago) link

Yeah. It's hilarious and dark and really discursive.

bamcquern, Saturday, 21 September 2013 19:40 (six years ago) link

Tedious, sometimes. Like Peru or Arcade. Tedious, but still good. Maybe an acquired taste. I'd recommend My Romance, Dear Mr Capote, and Mourner at the Door, for starters.

bamcquern, Saturday, 21 September 2013 19:42 (six years ago) link


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