...I am afraid they are turning him into the POP-art-anti-hero. And not on the shelves with Hemingway and the other American influential writers...no, no they wont leave him in peace like that. "He was a drunk, he beat his women...he hated Jews! . Too volatile to be thought in the schools...and frankly too simple -and financially successful-to be taken anything but looked down - with envy - by the academicians at the Universities (who also write). The things haven;t changed much since he was living, and maybe he would rather see himself in the comic book, or the lyrics of some Rock Band...this turned into the blab fest...I forgot what was my point...I'll come back at the later date...MJP when I strike 100th post do I get a lollipop?