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The Neal Pollack Anthology of American Literature: The Collected Writings of Neal Pollack

ISBN 10: 0060004533 / 0-06-000453-3
ISBN 13: 9780060004538
Publisher: Perennial
Publication Date: 2002
Binding: Softcover
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Neal Pollack has been the Greatest Living American Writer across six decades, seven continents, and ten wives. He has won the Pulitzer Prize, the Booker Prize, the PEN/Faulkner Award (twice), and the Premio Simon Bolivar for contributions to the people's struggle in Latin America. In 1985, Pollack's writing was declared "beyond our meager standards" by the Swedish Academy

With the publication of The Neal Pollack Anthology of American Literature, the definitive collection of his work in English, a new generation of readers is set to discover nothing less than the ultimate meaning of human existence on earth. This astonishing work of fictitious nonfiction, the funniest and most creatively styled postmodernist confection of its time, has been universally praised as the best book ever written except for maybe Don Quixote and The Shipping News. The Anthology -- now expanded, updated, and thoroughly repaginated -- answers, once and for all, the question that has plagued American society in general, and literary critics in particular, since Neal Pollack was born: "Who is Neal Pollack?" At last, we know.


Review:
"Upper-middle-class intellectual wankery presents an easy target, but Pollack impresses nonetheless by being deadly accurate. Titles such as "I Am Friends With a Working-Class Black Woman," "Portrait of an Andalusian Horse Trainer," "Teenagers: The Enemy Within," and "Why Am I So Handsome?" sound ridiculous, but the writing itself is just millimeters off plumb from the sort of purple prose that wins National Magazine Awards."

L. Gardner, Baltimore City Paper

 

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