Abish pulls off his little capers so fluently that you’ll want to go along, wagging these tales behind you.

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Minds Meet

Fictionby Walter Abish

in Abish’s first collection, Minds Meet, the story “How the Comb Gives a Fresh Meaning to the Hair” conceives of Marcel Proust living in Albuquerque, where retarded children, cabbies, Pueblo Indians, and a young couple called Mr. and Mrs. Dip flit through short paragraphs bearing titles like “Fingernails” and “Marcel’s Childhood.”

Paperback(published Jan, 01 1975)

Clothbound(published Jan, 01 1975)

Portrait of Walter Abish

Walter Abish

Austrian-American writer

Abish pulls off his little capers so fluently that you’ll want to go along, wagging these tales behind you.

Kirkus Reviews