“For many years, Gilbert Sorrentino has remained a special determine in our literature. He reminds us that fiction lives simply because artists make it. . . . To the novel—everyone’s novel—Sorrentino brings honor, culture and incessant passion.”—Don DeLillo
“Possessing either the grace of James Joyce and the snap and crackle of Tom Wolfe, [Sorrentino] is a must-read if you happen to fancy fiction served on wry.”—Booklist
“Far from being overly intellectual, Sorrentino manages to be thrillingly disorienting and, while, relatively accessible.”—BookSense.com
“Sorrentino has proven himself an ideal mimic of the data age, an period while all is published and not anyone can relatively be mindful who seemed at the hide of final week’s People.”—The Washington Post
A boyhood good friend of the past due Hubert Selby, Jr., instructor of Jeffrey Eugenides and two-time PEN/Faulkner Award finalist, Gilbert Sorrentino is an elder statesman of yankee literature who keeps to transgress inventive boundaries.
In Lunar Follies, a bitingly satiric, innovative travel of gallery, museum and function paintings exhibitions, Sorrentino skewers the pretensions of the modern artwork global and its flailing makes an attempt at relevance in a society whose attentions have strayed to the immediacy of popular culture. With detailed comedic timing and an eye fixed towards lascivious aspect, Sorrentino is the appropriate advisor via this deliciously absurd world.
Gilbert Sorrentino has released over 20 books of fiction and poetry, together with the tale assortment, The Moon in Its Flight, and the new novel, Little Casino, which used to be shortlisted for the 2003 PEN/Faulkner Award. After 20 years at the college at Stanford collage, he now lives in his local Brooklyn, New York.