Before its official publication, Bleeding Edge was promoted online by unorthodox and perhaps unauthorized means. More cryptic and oblique than the author’s narrated video “trailer” for Inherent Vice, the viral campaign included: a leak of the novel’s first page to Vice…

Early, prominent, or neither: David Kipen in Publisher’s Weekly, 19 Aug. Michiko Kakutani in The New York Times, 10 Sept. Jonathan Lethem in The New York Times Book Review, 15 Sept. Evgeny Morozov in the Frankfurter Allgemeine, 16 Sept. Nathaniel Rich for The Atlantic,…

If reports are to be believed, September 2013 will see the publication of a new novel by Thomas Pynchon, marking the third in seven years—a rate of productivity formerly unprecedented in this author’s closely watched, illustrious, and, by this point,…

Thursday, 9 January 134. Pynchon at the Bleeding Edge: A Discussion of Thomas Pynchon’s New Novel 5:15–6:30 p.m. A special session Presiding: Cornelius Collins, Fordham Univ., Bronx Speakers: Paul Benzon, Temple Univ., Philadelphia; Samuel Cohen, Univ. of Missouri, Columbia; David Guyland Cowart,…