By Andy Warhol
Conceptually precise, hilarious and scary, known as “pornography” within the long island instances publication Review’s unique assessment and as a “work of genius” in Newsweek’s, a: a singular is the proper literary manifestation of Andy Warhol’s sensibility.
In the past due sixties Warhol got down to flip a exchange e-book right into a piece of dad artwork, and the outcome used to be this striking account of the famously influential staff of artists, superstars, addicts and freaks who made up the manufacturing unit milieu. produced from audiotapes recorded in and round the manufacturing unit, a: a singular starts off with the impressive Ondine popping a number of amphetamines after which follows its characters as they speak with encouraged, speed-driven wit and reduce swaths during the golf equipment, espresso outlets, hospitals, and whorehouses of 1960’s long island.
"A new form of pop artifact" -- Library magazine
"Hellish hymns from Amphetamine Heaven, the vox populi of the Velvet Underground ... those everyone is witty and they're grand, they do negative issues and make lousy feedback. Ondine is an East Village prima donna, a hoarder of gossip and finery and orgies and medication. he's filthy, yet he's humorous ... The characters characterize the unusual new category, untermenschen prefigurations of the technological millenium"
-- Robert Mazzocco long island evaluate of Books "
A paintings of genius" -- Newsweek
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