Missing a Beat: The Rants and Regrets of Seymour Krim

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Editorial Reviews

American Book Review
"Seymour Krim: Never heard of him? Start by reading the book cover to cover. If you know Seymour Krim, the collection of "pieces," a compendium of his grand kvetches, will remind you of a true indispensable American individual."
Choice
An excellent resource for anyone interested in journalism or in cultural or American studies.
Jewish Book World
It is tempting to call Seymour Krim a kvetch for all seasons, but the pieces in this collection indicate that he was definitely a man of his time and place- Greenwich Village during the decades following World War II.... Confessional writing as candid as this is both rare and refreshing.
Neworld Review
[W]e should feel lucky to still encounter the contributions that Seymour Krim has made to the literary and nonliterary worlds of both yesterday and today.
Tablet Magazine
Krim had one of the most distinctive voices of his generation-postwar New York intellectual-his rare ability to express the delicate and seamy undersides of human emotions continues to astonish me.
Forward
Missing a Beat: The Rants and Regrets of Seymour Krim" selects essays from Krim's first collection, "Views of a Nearsighted Cannoneer" (1961), and others from "Shake It for the World, Smartass" (1971) and "You and Me" (1974), in addition to stray articles for the likes of The Nation and The New York Times. The mere presence of this book makes me happy, let alone Mark Cohen's sympathetic editing and introductions. Krim has been out of print for too long.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780815609483
  • Publisher: Syracuse University Press
  • Publication date: 4/28/2010
  • Pages: 236
  • Sales rank: 1,457,514
  • Product dimensions: 6.10 (w) x 9.30 (h) x 0.90 (d)

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