Interesting essay over at Boston Review arguing (in part) that Pieces for the Left Hand is the J. Robert Lennon novel we should be reading (as opposed to his more recent Castle, which has made a splash of late.
Some nice criticism:
The subject of Pieces for the Left Hand is the tension between intimacy and distance in a close-knit social system: more specifically, the ways in which our personal and public narratives conflict. Je est un autre. Thus, we get an argument over who should be honored with the name of the town’s . . . continue reading, and add your comments