Published: November 2009, Scribner
Like so many great writers, Carver wasn’t all that nice.
But then again, he was on the sauce.
More interesting is the exploration of his destructive, symbiotic relationship with editor Gordon Lish.
Fascinating, heartbreaking and at times inspiring.
About Arjun Basu:
From 2001 to 2008 he was the editor in chief of enRoute.
He is currently at work on a novel.