Tuesday, June 17, 2008

Notebooks Elevated

Emily Colette Wilkinson writes about Cyril Connolly's The Unquiet Grave for The Millions:

"A book like Connolly's performs what manuscript papers actually do. Connolly and his ilk turn the casual essay-istic style of the notebook into art. They refine, polish, and uplift the fragmentary, meandering private style: They make it palatable, even beautiful."