Reviews and Press
Ultimate Sad Sack, Hopelessly Indefatigable, Janet
Maslin's review in The New York Times, 6/26/03.
Wounded, Michael Lowenthal's review in
the Washington Post 6/29/03
on Yates, by Stewart O'Nan [with an exerpt from A Tragic
Honesty: The Life and Work of Richard Yates], in The Journal
of 'finest forgotten novelist' a Tragic Reality, Roger Miller's
review in the Sun-Sentinal, 6/29/03.
Hard Living, Memorable Writing, Jeffrey Burke's review in The
Wall Street Journal, 7/3/03.
Dark Talent Through a Troubled Life, Richard
Yates Kept Faith With His Melancholy Muse,
Dewitt Henry's review in The Boston Globe, Sunday, 7/13/03.
of the Artist as Inspiration, Friend, Dan Wakefield's essay
in The Boston Globe, Sunday, 7/13/03.
Splendid Biography of 'America's finest forgotten author', Kevin
Rabalais's New Orleans Times-Picayune, 7/13/03.
by his Own Limitations, Stephen Thompson's review in the Tampa
Behavior, Tom Beer's Newsday review, 7/20/03.
Case for the Literary Life, Carl Rollyson's New York Sun
Life Laudably Indexed for Posterity, Brenjamin Anastas's New
York Observer review, 7/23/03.
Match with Meloncholy,
John Freemn's review in the San Francisco Chronicle, 7/27/03.
Choice, Jeff Simon reviews bios of Yates and Patricia Highsmith
in The Buffalo News, 7/27/03.
Tragic Honesty: Waiting for a Break that Never Came,
John Sutherland's NYTBR review, August 3, 2003.
Pain, His Genius Remembered,
by Carol Sklenicka in the Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel,
August 2, 2003.