Thomas Pynchon is a Wanted author. You have probably never seen Thomas Pynchon, many people never knowingly have – Google his image and you’ll get around 48,500 hits of which maybe four or five are genuine. His identity is a closely guarded secret, with rumours and conspiracy theories rife. Has he altered his appearance with reconstructive facial surgery or maybe grown a second pair of eyebrows? Not many people know for sure why he is so sequestered, but what is known, is that Pynchon is perhaps the most important post-modern writer of the latter half of the twentieth century.
Fact: if Pynchon was a band he would probably be the musical equivalent of Radiohead Continue reading