>>21030351Tao Foster McCarthy
>>21030328He died in the early 90's, I don't own him anything
>>21030328What does/did Pynchon do for a living? I know his family had -some- money, he went to a nice school and all, and I know he worked for Boeing in his twenties, but I also know that he didn't make enough money off of his books to support himself for all these years.
>>21031990smoke pot and watch looney toons all day
>>21031990After CoL49 his agent Candida(before he left her and signed with his wife, who actually worked for Candida) got him a million dollar advance when he signed with Viking.He got $150,000 advance just for Slow Learner.He also was a recipient of a MacArthur Fellowship in 1988 which was $500,000 at the time.
>>21032095also thanks the Bill & Melinda Gates foundation in M&D
He was obviously an asset, right?
Does Britannia dream of American sheep?
>>21031967Who wrote Against the Day? I can buy that he didn't write Bleeding Edge.
How is Vineland?
>>21032321he's an asshound
>>21031967he was found and photographed
>>21034004Its a good book.