Mark Lotto, a former Nation intern, is a writer for the New York Observer.
Critics have been trumpeting Benjamin Kunkel as the
voice of his generation. But his first novel, Indecision, about
a 28-year-old empty vessel, is little more than an empty vessel itself.
After the Kinsey Report but before the first Penthouse Forum, John Updike wrote, "He kneels in a kind of sickness between her spread legs.