Tags: eugene marten, gordon lish
Anything to push Firework is perfect. Seriously one of my favorite books, a total mind-fuck, really. A great book. If you haven’t read it, do so now.
explosive respect for lish. these videos are awesome.
i’ve tried on three occasions to read firework and it never sticks. maybe i will give it another chance.
Lish is proof there’s still giants amongst us.
what i learned from this is that lish tans
I like what Lish is saying and how he says it, but I read Firework, and I’m not buying it.
What a thing what a thing: I’m sitting here gushing at this, in repetitively, oh-my-goddedly, embarrassingly Lishian ways.
If Lish is pushing it (as agent, I surmise), it is without question first rate. But first rate of an extremely narrow kind. Lish’s taste run so writing that will be exciting in the next century.
I worry we will never see another Lish story or book. My old fridnd and I, we are dying, almost.
Add an S to “taste” in my post. Also, “run so writing” should be “run TO writing”. Sorry.