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message 1: by MJ (new)

MJ Nicholls (mjnicholls) | 209 comments Yes, well, their credentials hardly need proving.

message 2: by Jim (new)

Jim I'm interested in their recent release of Renata Adler's books

Speedboat and Pitch Dark

Speedboat came up on a syllabus for one of DFW's courses at Pomona College.

message 3: by Jessica (new)

Jessica (jesstrea) | 14 comments I'm very pleased they're being re-released. I read both years ago, in the 80's. A fantastic writer. I'd like to revisit them myself.

message 4: by Jim (new)

Jim Links to Proustitute's reviews of the Adler releases:


Pitch Dark

Renata Adler doesn't have many reviews. Should we unBURy heR?

message 5: by Jessica (new)

Jessica (jesstrea) | 14 comments there was just a full page review of her books (given the reissue) in the NY Times Book Review last Sunday:

message 6: by Nathan "N.R." (new)

Nathan "N.R." Gaddis (nathannrgaddis) | 985 comments Jim wrote: "Renata Adler doesn't have many reviews. Should we unBURy heR? "

In regard to Speedboat and Pitch Dark she would seem to being getting hers. Should you decide to add her, add her on the strength of the weakness of readership of one of her other books. Meanwhile, abundant praise to NYRB are due in this thread. And spread Proustitute's reviews far and wide.

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