Sunday, August 20 2006
When F.X. Toole went into the hospital for heart surgery in 2002 with 900 pages of the unfinished manuscript that would become Pound for Pound, he said, 'Doc, get me just a little more time, I gotta finish my book.' He didn't get it.
Tuesday, April 5 2005
When Boyd does make attempts at description, he produces painful prose. The boxing metaphors just keep coming.