More on Hawkes

This month we are reading John Hawkes’s Travesty.

Here is a reminiscence  by John Barth from the NYtimes.

Here is a tribute by Christopher R. Beha at The Believer.


Most Ridiculous Blurbs – 789 of 349, 908, 456, 873

On Michael Connelly, #1 Bestselling author: “Michael Connelly has the nerve and timing of a whole SWAT team.” Marilyn Stasio, NY Times (first sentence of the second paragraph, bent to current blurb seen on ads and author’s website)


Connelly is the first author since Jewel to be compared favorable to a SWAT team.