Imaginative Qualities of Actual Things
Wildly comic and bitterly satiric, Imaginative Qualities of Actual Things is Gilbert Sorrentino's ruthless, and timeless, attack on the New York art world of the 1950s and '60s. Among the best of Sorrentino's novels, Imaginative Qualities is also, quite simply, the best American novel ever written about writers and artists.
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - flydodofly - LibraryThing
unbelievable writing talent, lavishly displayed. not an emotion revealed, but intellectually gripping and taking you this way and that, suddenly turning around to show yet another possibility. the master of what ifs, without a why. because he could. Read full review
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - giovannigf - LibraryThing
Hilarious and searing satire of New York's literary world in the 50s and 60s. Beautifully written, the only drawback being a streak of misogyny that I'm blaming on the time it was written. Read full review