Monday, July 30, 2012
The Fair Young Man
"In the hall they came upon the fair young man quietly vomiting into a firebucket under an artificial palm." See now that's what I call a sentence! A while back the bookstore McNally-Jackson put out a series of tweets, bits and pieces from MANHATTAN TRANSFER by John Dos Passos, and it made me buy the book from my own local bookstore, Square Books. It is one of those books that makes you say, "Oh, what's the point of trying?" In a good way!