RARA-AVIS: Day of the Locusts

From: Michael Robison ( zspider@gte.net)
Date: 08 Oct 2002

Mario, concerning aspiring writers:
> I just became aware of this thread, went to the NYT site,
> and read Epstein's opinion piece. Sure, he's cynical about
> it all, but the advice is a welcome counterbalance to the
> notion that anyone can write a decent book.

********** Hell, I can hardly read. I'll definitely pass on the writing end.

By the way, finished West's DAY OF THE LOCUSTS. It was enlightening as far as revealing West as a person. Hard to see a trend in just one book. Two did the trick. West is Miss Lonelyhearts. He despises the unwashed masses.


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