Discovering James Salter and the Beauty of “A Sport and a Pastime”

ASportandAPastime2-CindyFazziPhotoI discovered James Salter’s “A Sport and a Pastime” last year, thanks to my writing critique partner’s recommendation. I don’t know how I missed such a beautiful novel all these years, but better late than never. (more…)

James Salter’s “A Sport and a Pastime”: Languid, Rich, and Memorable

A Sport and a Pastime Cover-Photo by Cindy FazziBook Review: “A Sport and a Pastime” by James Salter, first published by Doubleday in 1967

James Salter’s “A Sport and a Pastime” reminds me of a five-star resort. It’s luxurious, oftentimes impractical, but always pleasurable. Don’t go looking for the basics. Everything is extra. (more…)