[Pynchon has] defined for me, especially in Gravity’s Rainbow, what a novel can do, what ‘the point’ of deep, sustained attention to a long fiction can be. Jeff Severs The organizer of the International Pynchon Week: a “good Pynchonian”! Jeffrey Severs, who organizes the 2022 International Pynchon Week (IPW) in Vancouver, BC, Canada, grew up and […]
On “Reading Pynchon”
My name is Utz Klöppelt. I have been a Pynchon reader, off and on, since 1999 and I always return to his works. Why? Simply because his stories have so much to offer once you put some time and effort into reading them.