Tom Leclair

Going Up, Falling Down

2011-04-07

Can the rising cost of cosmopolitan real estate have brought the New York City novel to a low point? Tom LeClair measures recent fictions from and about New York City - including three “9/11 novels” - against the Systems Novel of the mid-1970s.

False Pretenses, Parasites, and Monsters

2000-12-30

Tom Leclair surveys six gargantuan texts - both hyper- and print - and finds that size is not all that matters.