On Chuck Klosterman


Chuck Klosterman’s first book, Fargo Rock City, is really, really good. I know a lot of people share this opinion—most famously, David Byrne—and it’s a book I enjoy both musically (having long loved Guns ‘n Roses) and geographically (having recently left Indiana).

Klosterman’s more recent stuff seems to polarize readers, especially when those readers are other writers. In a new essay for Gelf, though, I try to evaluate his turn to sportswriting and fiction in a somewhat sober fashion. If you’re a fan of Chuck, or just curious about his new novel and new direction, check out “The Cure for the Common Cusack.”

About Craig Fehrman

Craig Fehrman is a Ph.D. student in Yale’s English department and a freelance writer. He's working on a book about presidents and their books [more] . . .
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