Thomas McGuane with bits like:
People don’t really eat pizza in Montana. There are no secretaries here.
I like writing that’s a bit more direct because I hope the subjects are difficult enough that they can supply all the indirection that I could possibly manage.
There comes a point where I have to declare a truce with the text or I’ll keep fooling with it forever.
Fascinating interview on NPR’s All Things Considered re: his new collection, Crow Fair. More than worth the 7 or so minutes. Go check it out.