For a variety of reasons, it has been way too long since I wrote a new blog post. I’m happy to say that some of those reasons are good ones. I’ve been busy with all of the events at RiverRun Bookstore, and also with some freelance writing assignments.
Check out some brand new ones:
My interview with the highly intelligent and very talented Joe Meno is now up at Identity Theory. If you need to know about “what makes books different than television and film and a gym shoe”, Meno has the answer for you.
Tinkers’ prose sings of seizure and shock, of frigidness and frozen motion. A grave condition is transformed into a poetic burst of alliteration and examination, but also remains terrifying. (Harding asks: “What is it like to be full of lightning? What is it like to be split open from the inside by lightning?”) The novel is full of these brief, intense moments of illumination and introspection; they both highlight the terror and awe of life and remind us of the pervasive ticking down of a person’s time.
For the rest of the review, go here. (Note, the last link didn’t work. I’ve updated it since then).