Showing posts with tag: black comedy


Younger Years: Pynchon, Nabokov and Vonnegut

While people frequently ask where acclaimed authors are now, lately I have been ruminating on where they were at my age. At 21, were they earning bachelor's degrees? Getting married? Sifting through publishers’ letters in hopes of finding something other than another rejection? My curiosity has led me to examine the younger days of three black comedy writers, who developed into esteemed writers in their own time. Read more →