Simone Zelitch

A Hard-To-Love but Indisputably Lovable Wielder of the Poison Pen

A Window Across the River By Brian Morton Harcourt, 304 pages, $25. * * *|Writers are often told not to write novels about writing. The temptation must be tremendous. After all, they know the territory and the tools, and to a novelist, few things are more gripping than the process of putting words on paper. But it is hard