Published: September 18, 2012
Publisher: Random House Publishing Group
Imprint: Random House Trade Paperbacks
eBook published by Random House Trade Paperbacks (Random House Publishing Group)
In the ten years that I have written for a living, I have published a certain amount of non-fictional prose; this book collects all of it that I thought anyone might like to reread.
A fever of self-importance is upon American writing. Popular expectations of what literature should be have risen so high that failure is the only possible success, and pained incapacity...