Friday, September 6, 2013
Thomas Pynchon's Take on 9/11
Thomas Pynchon continue to be the one contemporary writer who can scare even the most erudite English professor. Yet, for those willing to wade into the madness and chaos that is a Pynchon novel, the intellectual rewards can be staggering. Now, in the new novel Bleeding Edge, Thomas Pynchon writes a detective novel - as much as his work can be considered via a genre - set against and written with Pynchon's uniquely focused lens on the 9/11 terrorist attack on New York City.