Gerrig, Richard J. and Deborah A. Prentice. “Notes On Audience Response.” In Post-Theory: Reconstructing Film Studies, edited by David Bordwell and Noël Carroll, pp. 388-403. Madison, Wis.: University of Wisconsin Press, 1996.
Includes The Pugilist at Rest in a discussion of audience response.
Giles, Jeff. “He Could Be a Contenda.” Newsweek (21 June 1993): 64.
Offers a laudatory review of The Pugilist at Rest.
Hawthorne, Mary. “With Attitude.” Times Literary Supplement (4 March 1994): 21.
Provides a positive assessment of The Pugilist at Rest.
Horvath, Brooke. Review of The Pugilist at Rest, by Thom Jones. Review of Contemporary Fiction 13, no. 3 (fall 1993): 224-25.
Offers a favorable review of The Pugilist at Rest.
Locklin, Gerald. Review of Cold Snap: Stories, by Thom Jones. Review of Contemporary Fiction 34, no. 1 (winter 1997): 122-23.
Provides a positive assessment of Cold Snap.
Miller, Adrienne. “Books.” GQ (June 1995): 50.
Offers a favorable review of Cold Snap.
Oates, Joyce Carol. “Their Bodies, Their Selves.” New York Times Book Review (4 June 1995): 8.
Provides a positive review of Cold Snap.
O'Conner, Robert. “The Fight for the Meaning of Life.” Washington Post (29 June 1993): D4.
Offers a lukewarm review of The Pugilist at Rest.
Pinsker, Sanford. Review of The Pugilist at Rest, by Thom Jones. Studies in Short Fiction 31, no. 3 (summer 1994): 499-500.
Provides a favorable assessment of The Pugilist at Rest.
Additional coverage of Jones's life and career is contained in the following sources published by the Gale Group: Contemporary Authors, Vol. 157; Contemporary Authors New Revision Series, Vol. 88; Contemporary Literary Criticism, Vol. 81; Dictionary of Literary Biography, Vol. 244; and Literature Resource Center.