Containing Multitudes Since 2004
He looks remarkably serious here.
He might have just read that brutal essay Gore Vidal wrote for The New York Review of Books, disembowelling him, Donald Barthelme and Thomas Pynchon.I like some of Barth's work (The End of the Road and The Floating Opera are my favorites; which might say more about me than it does about Barth); others (The Sot Weed Factor, Chimera) I find pretty impenetrable.
Never seen it before. It's an alternate shot from the session that produced the Giles Goat-Boy author photo:http://www.davidlouisedelman.com/barth/fiction/
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