"Beautifully written?" - Jonathan Lethem
"One of the country's best new writers." -Eye Weekly
Chris Eaton's fictions read like intellectual fisticuffs: bruising but with more than a touch of moustache wax. Playing with notions of ownership and plagiarism, Letters to Thomas Pynchon is a collection of early stories and new works. Beginning with an unmailed letter to Thomas Pynchon, Eaton further riffs on literary history with occasional side trips into obscure - possibly fake - history, lost cinemas, and NASA's track record.
With a sense of gravity and humor, Letters to Thomas Pynchon proves that originality is sometimes an artist's toughest sparring partner.