This is not a novel? Damn straight it isn't. I'm usually the first person to applaud experimental fiction, but Markson's book reads like the literary journal of a manic... Read morePublished on Oct. 14 2001 by Jason Baer
How do you review something when you're not quite sure what it is to begin with?
This Is Not A Novel is, in fact, not a novel but what it is is not entirely clear. Read more
This is a maddening book. Roughly half consists of facts (I assume - no citations) concerning writers and other creative artists, some of them wonderful. Read morePublished on April 23 2001 by March Coleman
Works of experimental fiction, which play with form and keep drawing attention to their artificiality, too often fail to move; they appeal only to the intellect. Read morePublished on April 3 2001 by Science Guy