“One wants to say to Mr. Wolfe; you’re so clever, you can write so well, tell us something interesting.”
II: The Painted Word
“There is plenty of hot air in this particular balloon, but I don’t see it going anywhere.”
John Russell, New York Times Book Review
Excerpted from: Barnard, Andre, and Bill Henderson, eds. Pushcart’s Complete Rotten Reviews and Rejections. Wainscott, NY: Pushcart Press, 1998.