Monthly Archives: December 2011

Freight

I tried to get to Mel Bosworth’s novel,¬†Freight (Folded Word Press, 2011), for a long time. I tried ever longer to get to write about Freight. Maybe we read every book at the perfect time. Maybe we write about what … Continue reading

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The Last Repatriate

Heartfelt congratulations to Matthew Salesses on his nouvella The Last Repatriate (Nouvella Press, 2011). This beautifully written nouvella renders with fittingly brutal detail the horrors of war, torture and imprisonment. The gorgeous prose and gripping plot also testify to our … Continue reading

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Cheers!

I wish one and all the merriest Season and everything bright and wonderful in 2012.  

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Brilliance of Bohane

Kevin Barry is a genius. He is doing with his life and his gift exactly what he was put on this earth to do and continues the long and great line of Irish writers. His debut novel City of Bohane … Continue reading

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Quite the Year

Today marks a year since Cut Through the Bone’s release. The book and I have had quite the year. Cut Through the Bone has sold over 1,000 print copies in 10 countries; was longlisted by The Story Prize along with … Continue reading

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