August 1, 2007

Mini-review: "The Neal Pollack Anthology of American Literature," by Neal Pollack

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The Neal Pollack Anthology.... by Neal Pollack
The Neal Pollack Anthology of American Literature (book; 2002)
By Neal Pollack

One of the first full-length books put out by McSweeney's (or maybe the first, I can't remember now), Neal Pollack's hilarious fake memoir of his '60s gonzo-journalism days got its start as a series of live performances in Chicago's poetry community in the 1990s. Excellent stuff that will make you pee in your pants, written years before his unfortunate "Alternadad" stage. Neal, seriously, move out of that stage as fast as you can!

Out of 10: 9.3

Filed by Jason Pettus at 5:08 PM, August 1, 2007. Filed under: Literature | Literature:Fiction | Reviews |