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When I was in middle school, I came across a weirdly-titled short story (something about painter Paul Klee misplacing a German airplane during WWI) in an anthology of American... Read morePublished 5 days ago by Trevor Seigler
Donald Barthelme distinguished himself from the other "Postmodern" writers by virtue of his conciseness, wit, and design. Read morePublished 2 months ago by Peter Baklava
OK if you want to know more about how Donald Barthelme was a human. Why would you want to do that?Published on July 26, 2014 by Earnest
Excellent, well researched literary biography. It is interesting throughout and the insights and well thought out. Read morePublished on July 24, 2014 by Harry
You will learn a lot, perhaps more than you want to know, about the yearly doings
of D. B. It is informative but lacks fire and invention.
I enjoyed this biography very much. I was always a fan of Barthelme, having read his 60 Stories and The Dead Father, and, though I did not throroughly understand everything, I... Read morePublished on March 8, 2013 by rhannah59
I love his work. And now I love knowing more about him. If you feel the same about his work, you'll dig this book. Get it.Published on July 10, 2012 by Hans Schtangler
An enjoyable, informative and interesting literary biography about a writer who was among my favorites in college. Read morePublished on December 8, 2011 by M. Griffin
Writing easy to read and engaging. You only have to read one Barthelme story to wonder what the guy's life was like. This book delivers the goods.Published on December 11, 2009 by Nikki Guerlain