- United States novelist whose best known work was a black comedy inspired by his experiences in the Air Force during World War II (1923-1999)
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- Highlights here include "A Sort of Loving" (where "rapping about dope" becomes a gateway to more insightful conversation), "I Hate You, Silas Marner" (which uses the title tome as a contrast with Joseph Heller's counterculture war hit), and "The Valedictorian" (an attempt to reconfigure recent student uprisings and nonconformity into the half hour TV setting). DVD Verdict
- Closer to our own time, Joseph Heller and William Gaddis spent years in obscurity doing menial writing-related work in order to write novels that at first few people cared about. Art and Culture
- Joseph Heller's novels reveal the absurdity and corruption of the American ruling clique, and the confusion and madness in the American society.