This is the very best kind of story—a tale of imagined sophistication, of New York City apartments, of Hollywood has-beens, of family tragedy, of beatnik intellectuals, of private school crushes, of time traversed through fiction. Chocolates for Breakfast is an incredible novel, but…
bourbon street books
You may have seen the news on Galleycat, but I’m happy to announce here too that the Harper Perennial marketing team will be working on the marketing for Harper’s new paperback mystery line, Bourbon Street Books! These are the first two books: Blood Line by Lynda LaPlante and Hollow Man by Oliver Harris. Don’t they look great?
the average american male by chad kultgen
“Every word she says makes me feel a little more like faking a stroke and pretending to lose all memory of who I was, but it’s not until she looks me in the eye and says in all seriousness, “You’re my soul mate,” that I realize I am not going to marry her.”
From The Average American Male by Chad Kultgen, on sale for 99 cents this month along with 19 other books.
“Maybe if I held her arm and corrected my posture she would see that we were in this together: this town, these stale life-lorn lives. But she would have shoved me off. I was her shame in my too-short pants. Fair enough. This was her world, not mine. She tried to follow its rules, she failed: my existence underscored her failure.”
From Flatscreen by Adam Wilson, on sale now with 19 other books for just 99 cents each!