The Irresponsible Self

The Irresponsible Self

"James Wood has been called our best young critic. This is not true. He is our best critic; he thinks with a sublime ferocity."--Cynthia Ozick

Following the collection The Broken Estate--which established James Wood as the leading critic of his generation--The Irresponsible Self confirms Wood's preeminence, not only as a discerning judge but also as an appreciator of contemporary novels.

In twenty-three passionate, sparkling dispatches, he effortlessly connects his… (more)

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Publisher: Farrar, Straus and Giroux (April 01, 2005)

Collection: Farrar, Straus and Giroux

Language: English


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