DAN OSTLUND is a writer. He lives in Brooklyn.
THE ELEMENT OF ESCAPE:
ATTICUS LISH with Dan Ostlund
To go into what might be regarded as the family business without the advantage of familial tutelage or connection is to prefer hard labor over easy pedigree, but Atticus Lish, son of the famed writer and Knopf editor Gordon Lish, didnt seek out his fathers help, didnt even mention he was writing a novel until it was done.