Christopher Leise

Christopher Leise is assistant professor of English at Whitman College. He is most recently the co-editor of Pynchon's Against the Day: A Corrupted Pilgrim's Guide (U Delaware P, 2011) and William Gaddis, "The Last of Something": Critical Essays (McFarland, 2010).

How to Fail (at) Fiction and Influence Everybody: A Review of Penthouse-F by Richard Kalich

2011-10-17

Richard Kalich’s latest protagonist is Richard Kalich, but one critic views this postmodern occupation of the novel as an opportunity - even an encouragement - to forget about him.

Of the Cliché and the Everyday

2006-03-17

Christopher Leise reviews Kenneth Bernard’s The Man in the Stretcher and Richard Kalich’s Charlie P, a work that is as much interested in the idea of the novel as it is a novel of ideas.