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Mark Lotto

Mark Lotto, a former Nation intern, is a writer for the New York Observer.

  • FictionOctober 6, 2005

    A Hero for Our Time

    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.

    Mark Lotto

  • Books and IdeasDecember 2, 2004

    Body Heat

    After the Kinsey Report but before the first Penthouse Forum, John Updike wrote, “He kneels in a kind of sickness between her spread legs.

    Mark Lotto