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Fare Forward: Letters from David Markson By David Markson Fare Forward Letters from David Markson In this first ever book of letters by novelist David Markson a quintessential writer s writer whose work David Foster Wallace once lauded as pretty much the high point of experimental fiction in this

  • Title: Fare Forward: Letters from David Markson
  • Author: David Markson
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  • Fare Forward: Letters from David Markson By David Markson In this first ever book of letters by novelist David Markson a quintessential writer s writer whose work David Foster Wallace once lauded as pretty much the high point of experimental fiction in this country readers will experience Markson at his wittiest and warmest Laura Sims shares her correspondence with him, which began with an impassioned fan letter in 2003 and In this first ever book of letters by novelist David Markson a quintessential writer s writer whose work David Foster Wallace once lauded as pretty much the high point of experimental fiction in this country readers will experience Markson at his wittiest and warmest Laura Sims shares her correspondence with him, which began with an impassioned fan letter in 2003 and ended with his death in 2010, finally allowing a glimpse into the personal world of this solitary man who found his life s solace in literature The letters trace the growth of a genuine and moving friendship between two writers at very different stages in them we see Markson grapple, humorously, with the indignities of old age and poor health, and reminiscence about his early days as a key literary figure in the Greenwich Village scene of the 1950s and 60s At the same time, he sincerely celebrates Sims s marriage and the first milestones of her career as a poet The book is full of engaging commentary on life, love, and the writing life On old age Did I say I was 117 Now that the humidity has finally lifted, I sometimes don t feel a day over 109 On critics If I d run into the guy I would have punched him in the mouth On blogs I would rather spend an hour and a half trying to solve the roughest first draft of a note for the new book than ever ever ever read another word of the Internet On politics I hope neither of you slashed your wrists after t
    Fare Forward: Letters from David Markson By David Markson

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    1. David Markson

      David Markson was an American novelist, born David Merrill Markson in Albany, New York He is the author of several postmodern novels, including This is Not a Novel, Springer s Progress, and Wittgenstein s Mistress His most recent work, The Last Novel, was published in 2007 and received a positive review in the New York Times, which called it a real tour de force Markson s work is characterized David Markson was an American novelist, born David Merrill Markson in Albany, New York He is the author of several postmodern novels, including This is Not a Novel, Springer s Progress, and Wittgenstein s Mistress His most recent work, The Last Novel, was published in 2007 and received a positive review in the New York Times, which called it a real tour de force Markson s work is characterized by an unconventional approach to narration and plot While his early works may draw on the modernist tradition of William Faulkner and Malcolm Lowry, Markson says his later novels are literally crammed with literary and artistic anecdotes and nonlinear, discontinuous, collage like, an assemblage Dalkey Archive Press has published several of his novels In December 2006, publishers Shoemaker Hoard republished two of Markson s early crime novels Epitaph for a Tramp and Epitaph for a Dead Beat in one volume.In addition to his novels, he has published a book of poetry and a critical study of Malcolm Lowry.The movie Dirty Dingus Magee, starring Frank Sinatra, is based on Markson s first novel, The Ballad of Dingus Magee, an anti Western He wrote three crime novels early in his career.Educated at Union College and Columbia University, Markson began his writing career as a journalist and book editor, periodically taking up work as a college professor at Columbia University, Long Island University, and The New School.Markson died in his New York City, West Village apartment

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    1. Briefly In Laura Sims collection of letters from David Markson, Sims presents a series of letters spanning seven years which she had received from the aging and ailing author, annotated to provide context her letters aren t included , most of which deal with issues Markson considers in his latter novels health and aging, poverty, loneliness, and legacy In his novels, health and aging are considered in terms of death and dying, legacy becomes legacy and memory, loneliness becomes isolation, a< [...]


    2. This review is of a book won from First Reads Giveaway program Simsy, you re a pisser You tell me you ll be in town about 45 minutes, you ve got sixteen readings, nine maybe readings, eleven tentative dinner plans and I should pick any time that s fine with me This small collection is filled with humorous statements similar to that I ve known of David Markson for years, but until a few days ago hadn t actually read anything he had written He s one of those authors, one I know I ll [...]


    3. This book is worth the price just to hear Markson s voice again A longer review will follow.And here it is, up as of 8 January 2015


    4. Oh so goddam human it hurts Did Sims betray Markson by publishing their private correspondence Probably Is it an essential peek behind the wizard s curtain Absolutely Don t skip it if you re doing a Full Markson I ll find out


    5. This book is a winner on so many levels Even if you do not know David Markson and his body of work this is a great read By the end of the book you will be going to get Markson s novels And maybe even Laura Sims poetry This is a surprisingly thorough glimpse at a famous author I say glimpse because the book is literally small and contains nothing longer than short postcard writings by author David Markson The book is a compilation of his notes or postcards written to poet Laura Sims over This boo [...]


    6. How can I not give five stars to a book that mentions me Ha.No, but seriously, anyone interested in David Markson will enjoy this lovely little book of letters.


    7. The name David Markson is a secret password among his enthusiasts He is known as a writers writer which means a serious reader s writer It s a terrible thing that I have already read all his books but this slim tribute to him was like medicine The bulk of the book is made up of postcard messages that Markson sent to the author, Laura Sims, some a few lines, some longer This is especially bittersweet to me since I was also one of Markson s postcard pals and reading these that he sent to Sims The [...]


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