Originally Posted by Pseudofool
Pynchon's awful. I'm not sure why he gets all the pomo love, when Robert Coover, William H. Gass (Read the novella/long short story "Heart in the heart of the country" utterly brilliant), and Donald Barthelme absolutely own him.
Gass' "Heart..." is one of my favorite all time stories. Check out Italo Calvino if you haven't already. Another favorite story of mine is Gabriel Garcia Marquez' "The Handsomest Drowned Man in the World." I agree on Pynchon. A self-inflated turd.