By self-proclamation, E.L. Doctorow is not an Ernest Hemingway or a Norman Mailer. “I tend not to get in fights in bars,” he announced reassuringly in a recent interview, “I don’t go hunting for big game in Africa. I don’t box.”
About the Author
Carol Iannone reviewed Wendy Wasserstein’s Elements of Style in the September 2006 COMMENTARY.