Vital Parts and Remembering Thomas Berger

Friday, November 07, 2014 The oddities of life are vast, and yet Thomas Berger approaches them with a light and often hilarious touch. He was the type of author whose work could please harsh critics, attract a loyal readership, and become a part of the American literary canon while he was still alive. Through his fiction, we can all receive an invaluable education, the intellectual joy of life, and an attitude towards the language that constructs the world around us. Open Road Media’s acquiring editor Betsey Mitchell remembers Berger: