In memory of William Gaddis

Doug Henwood dhenwood at
Thu Dec 17 06:53:24 PST 1998

Carl Remick wrote:

>I was saddened this morning to learn of the death of William Gaddis, one
>of my literary heroes. IMO, Gaddis's _JR_ is the finest -- certainly
>funniest -- novel about American business ever written.

Me too; his obit was the first thing I read in the paper this morning (like I really needed to read another article on the two I-words). JR is a great damn book. And a Frolic of His Own is a fine & funny novel about American law, too.


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