Re: RARA-AVIS: Sallis

From: William Denton (
Date: 03 Feb 2004

On 3 February 2004, Chris Martin wrote:

: I'm delighted that James Sallis month has arrived. I kicked it off by
: reading Difficult Lives, his study of Thompson, Goodis and Himes. It
: made me realize how woefully underread I am of their work. It's a nice
: book and it gives some background on Sallis's exposure to this genre as
: well.

Mr. Robison has spoken highly of this book. Is it a mix of biography and criticism? From what I can see from the online bookstores the 2000 edition has gone out of print, and most used copies listed online (of that or the 1993 edition) aren't cheap.


William Denton : Toronto, Canada : : Caveat lector.

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