Waldrop Book Gets Another Rave

Ed Park has penned a superb review of Howard Waldrop’s Other Worlds, Better Lives: Selected Long Fiction 1989-2003 for the Los Angeles Times:

It is probably inadvisable to consume Howard Waldrop’s Other Worlds, Better Lives: Selected Long Fiction 1989-2003 (Old Earth: 280 pp., $15 paper) in one gulp. Waldrop has a pleasing style and wears his learning lightly; he pokes fun at those books “full of two-dollar words,” in which “the sentences were a mile long, and the verb was way down at the bottom of the page.” But the works gathered here make hay with so many ultraspecific cultural moments that the unwary reader might contemplate suing for whiplash.

[Thanks to Michael J. Walsh for the link.]

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