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Kill All Your Darlings: Pieces 1990-2005 In His Books And In A String Of Wide Ranging And Inventive Essays, Luc Sante Has Shown Himself To Be Not Only One Of Our Pre Eminent Stylists, But Also A Critic Of Uncommon Power And Range He Is One Of The Handful Of Living Masters Of The American Language, As Well As A Singular Historian And Philosopher Of American Experience, Says The New Yorker S Peter Schjeldahl Kill All Your Darlings Is The First Collection Of Sante S Articles Many Of Which First Appeared In The New York Review Of Books And The Village Voice And Offers Ample Justification For Such High Praise Sante Is Best Known For His Groundbreaking Work In Urban History Low Life , And For A Particularly Penetrating Form Of Autobiography The Factory Of Facts These Subjects Are Also Reflected In Several Essays Here, But It Is The Author S Intense And Scrupulous Writing About Music, Painting, Photography, And Poetry That Takes Center Stage Alongside Meditations On Cigarettes, Factory Work, And Hipness, And His Critical Tour De Force, The Invention Of The Blues, Sante Offers His Incomparable Take On Icons From Arthur Rimbaud To Bob Dylan, Ren Magritte To Tintin, Buddy Bolden To Walker Evans, Allen Ginsberg To Robert Mapplethorpe



10 thoughts on “Kill All Your Darlings: Pieces 1990-2005

  1. says:

    Luc Sante is coolest guy I ve never met, and this book made me feel excited for once, instead of burdened, to have been born a human being.Humanity is terrible Humanity stands in front of the subway doors


  2. says:

    They talk about Luc Sante as if he s the Second Coming of the English language a prose style to die for , one of the handful of living masters of the English language , transcendental prose , but I thought he


  3. says:

    Kill all your Darlings is a collection of essays by Luc Sante, a writer with a breathtaking command of the English language This may have something to do with his learning English as a second language as a child h


  4. says:

    It is possible even for a vehement reader to become jaded into a tell me a story mentality while in the midst of reading a string of novels one after the other We can forget the responsibilities of an active reader, t


  5. says:

    I became aware of Luc Sante from his review of Chronicles, which is included here, and is one of the best pieces ever about Dylan The rest of the book is as good or better, especially his tales of New York Now I need to r


  6. says:

    I have read occasional pieces by Luc Sante all over and liked what I read, so I decoded to pick up his essay collection, Kill All Your Darlings Pieces 1990 2005 2007 Sante is a true connoisseur of outsider, underground, hipst


  7. says:

    Sante is a really interesting and talented writer This book is a collection of essays, analysis, and observations about his own life, places he s lived, and people I loved the two sections of pieces, primarily the pieces about Ne


  8. says:

    A great collection of essays Sante really narrows down his smart eyes on New York City and how the city has changed He s a beautiful writer, where he choses his subject and just nails it down to the page His piece on Dylan s Chronicl


  9. says:

    sort of greil marcus lite at times, but some of these essays made me want to start either clapping or writing.


  10. says:

    I m one of those people who found Low Life unreadable, despite being really interested in the subject matter or I thought I was, till I read the book, which knocked it out of me So I was a little weary of this collection of essays, mostly cr


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About the Author: Luc Sante

Luc Sante was born in Verviers Belgium and emigrated to the United States in the early 1960s Since 1984, he has been a teacher and writer, and frequent contributor to the New York Review of Books His publications include Low Life Lures and Snares of Old New York, and The Factory of Facts and Folk Photography He currently teaches creative writing and the history of photography at Bard College in New York State.


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