From Publishers Weekly
Copyright 1996 Reed Business Information, Inc. --This text refers to the Hardcover edition.
As a kind of master class in the art of sentence-writing, this book is remarkable. Gary Lutz is of the Gordon Lish school of writing that values voice, sentence-level... Read morePublished 2 months ago by Ulysses616
I found this book to be mostly off-putting. Whenever I tried to understand what repelled me, all I could come up with was how cold the writing is. Read morePublished on June 10, 2013 by Vincent Czyz
but not enough-to much attention to craft, writerliness,et keeps lutz-wagon upright. I do wish these supposed "experimentalists-new fictioneers would break free from "learned... Read morePublished on May 30, 2006 by tyron crawleee
Well..I am not an official expert 'reviewer of literature' so I don't won't declare this as GOOD or DRIVEL, since I don't know officially what makes or breaks... Read more
I guess this is the type of writing you would expect from a writer more focused on language games than actual story telling. Read morePublished on December 16, 2003 by "wheezyfosheezy"
There's really not alot for me to say here, except that clearly some people relate differently to different styles of writing. I didn't like this book at all. Read morePublished on March 19, 2003 by yippee1999