Arts & Culture

The Best Writers are the Underrated Ones

Stephen Elliott, Deborah Eisenberg, and Sam Lipsyte are among a handful of other names we like (Tao Lin, Jennifer Egan) that made it on to a Publishers Weekly list of most underrated writers.  I’m not quite sure what constitutes "underrated."  … Read More

By / August 10, 2010

Stephen Elliott, Deborah Eisenberg, and Sam Lipsyte are among a handful of other names we like (Tao Lin, Jennifer Egan) that made it on to a Publishers Weekly list of most underrated writers

I’m not quite sure what constitutes "underrated."  Is it sales, lack of inclusion on the New Yorker "20 under 40" list,  no movie adaptations, etc.?  And I’m not quite sure if anybody wants to be known as "underrated," but to all the writers on the list, congrats, I think?