Clue #15 in the guess-the-review-adjective competition for SPEAR prizes, this time a quote from a review in Chicago Review of Books by Jake Casella Brookins. No purchase necessary! Open to anyone in the world!
Today is So Lucky publication day, and I’m celebrating by doing the launch at our local bookshop, Phinney Books (followed by beer!). Meanwhile, here are a couple of interviews and a Big Idea piece to keep you entertained.
“You were magnificent, I think, but hidden: a black hole at the heart of history. We can trace you only by your gravitational pull.” This essay first appeared in the Los Angeles Review of Books, September 2015.
“You were brilliant, I think, but consumed by the inevitability of the abattoir. In your fiction all the gates are closed; characters are funnelled down a chute to flashing knives.” Epistolatory criticism first published 2015.