Critical Mass

Paul Fussell, 1924-2012

By Mark Athitakis

Paul Fussell died today, the New York Times reports. He was 88. The critic and historian received the first NBCC award in criticism for his 1975 book, The Great War and Modern Memory, and his 1980 book Abroad: British Literary Traveling Between the Wars was criticism finalist.

We'll have more on Critical Mass on Fussell's life and work shortly.