Fail Music

January 11, 2013 | 1 book mentioned 1

Novels written by accomplished writers about failed artists are nothing new. What is new is seeing a once-successful novel about a failed artist — one that’s been out-of-print for twenty years — get a burst of renewed attention.

is a staff writer for The Millions. He lives in New York.

One comment:

  1. Um…this novel is not about a “failed writer”–it’s about a former rock star, who, Axl Rose-like, has taken forever to complete his next album, called “Whale Music.”

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