Posts by: Elizabeth Word Gutting
James Salter’s new novel, All That Is – his first in thirty-four years – is a masterpiece.
At the moment, the span of years between Salter’s books has got people interested in him. In a recent New Yorker profile, Nick Paumgarten follows Salter’s full life story, from his days as a fighter pilot in the Korean War up till now, as an aged novelist, eighty-seven-years-old....more
When asked by Necessary Fiction to describe the research for his debut novel, The Festival of Earthly Delights, Matt Dojny hand-wrote a scrawling response filled with oddities, doodles, and this moment of witty insight: “But, you’re asking, what kind of research went into the creation of this novel?...more