“Imagine that Walt Whitman signed up for NaNoWriMo; the result would be ‘Jack Engle.'”

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“Whitman, in this novel, doesn’t do anything so exalted. But ‘Jack Engle’ reminds us, through contrast, of what he achieved elsewhere: the invention of a hopeful, vibrant poetry of urban coexistence.”

THE CLAUSTROPHOBIC PARANOIA OF WALT WHITMAN’S LOST NOVEL – Joshua Rothman – The New Yorker – March 23, 2017

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