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"Mr. Dixon wields a stubbornly plain-spoken style; he loves all sorts of tricky narrative effects. And he loves even more the tribulations of the fantasizing mind, ticklish in their comedy, alarming in their immediacy."-The New York Times

The interlinked tales in this Late Stories detail the excursions of an aging narrator navigating the amorphous landscape of grief in a series of tender and often waggishly elliptical digressions.

Described by Jonathan Lethem as "one of the great secret masters" of contemporary American literature, Stephen Dixon is at the height of his form in these uncanny and virtuoso fictions.

With Late Stories, master stylist Dixon returns with a collection exploring the elision of memory and reality in the wake of loss.

Stephen Dixon was born in 1936 in New York City. He is the author of more than thirty books, including Frog and Interstate, which were nominated for the National Book Award. He is the recipient of a Guggenheim Fellowship, the American Academy Institute of Arts and Letters Prize for Fiction, the O. Henry Award, and a Pushcart Prize.

Product Details
ISBN-13: 9781940430911
Publisher: TRNSFR
Publication Date: September 5th, 2016
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