Saturday, December 18, 2010

Nine Writers Carrying the Torch for Men’s Fiction

Nine Writers Carrying the Torch for Men’s Fiction | The Art of Manliness: "Gentlemen, let’s face it: Hemingway is dead. Likewise with Faulkner, Mailer, Updike, Cheever, Miller, Carver, and the rest of the greats who made a living writing the stories of men in the golden age. But just because the big men of letters have fallen doesn’t mean that letters for men have gone down with them. There’s plenty of manly literature outside the icons, and plenty of writers still making books for the male mind. Here’s a sampling of living, breathing authors to look out for the next time you’re in need of a manly read:"


Anonymous said...

Another list you're not on.

I just read that Bonnie Jo Campbell collection; good stuff.


Charles Gramlich said...

About time for somethign like this. I'm checking it out.

Ron Scheer said...

I did not know Larry Brown was gone. I always thought of him as Faulkner without the page-long sentences. His memoir ON FIRE is also a great read.