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Matthew Griffin – Hide

Matthew Griffin’s stunning debut novel Hide (Bloomsbury) tells the story of a lifelong relationship between two men, Wendell and Frank, who’ve kept their partnership hidden from family and neighbors in their small North Carolina mill town for over fifty years. When Frank’s mental and physical health rapidly declines following a stroke, Wendell struggles to care

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February 15, 2016

David Armand: The Gorge

David Armand

In the opening scenes of The Gorge, a new novel by Louisiana writer David Armand (Southeast Missouri State University Press) the far reaches of a sunken cave create an ominous presence that fuels the novel’s dark tone. At any point, The Gorge feels likely to break out into eruptions of brutality, or to stoke its

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October 5, 2015

A “slightly askew universe.” In coversation with Thomas Pierce

She pours him some grapefruit juice in a tall Daffy Duck glass. Tommy comes into the house through the back door. She hands him the glass and he takes a swig, then looks at her, confused. He pulls a flask out of his pocket and tips it into Daffy Duck. “Follow me,” he says, and

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January 26, 2015

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