John Cage, the writer. Any good?

John Cage, the writer. Any good?


norman lebrecht

October 17, 2014

Fulsome assessment here by Michael Johnson. Another weekend read from Slipped Disc.

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  • In an age of declining literacy, Cage stands out as one of America’s best and original writers.

  • bratschegirl says:

    Curious about your use of “fulsome” here. His admiration could certainly be described as abundant, but I detect no insincerity.

  • CDH says:

    I read these books — Silence, A Year from Monday — as a student (of literature, not music) many moons ago. Thanks for reminding me that they are in a box somewhere — time to root them out for a revisitation.