"I seem to have no market whatsoever."
Another installment in "How Did That Famous Writer Get Famous?"
Nathanael West is one of my favorite writers, smart, funny, dark, weaving in social commentary. But, as Belt senior editor Mike Jauchen pointed out to me recently, he had a hell of a time selling books.
Mike sent me this wonderful if a tad twee article by Gerald Howard from 1990 about West’s disastrous publication history. West’s first novel, The Drea…
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