To balance out yesterday’s low-brow flim-flam, we hereby present you with a link to an old VHS recording of William Gaddis (author of THE RECOGNITIONS, a Literary Man Must Read.) This will be somewhat boring to you if you’re not a fan of Gaddis’ work. But it’s still pretty bad ass to see an author smoking on-stage, on camera. Here’s the You Tube clip. And here’s a sneak peek of the newly reissued copies of THE RECOGNITIONS and JR courtesy of the one and only Dalkey Archives.

Extremely Difficult, Extremely Rewarding