As far as I know, sometime in November of last year, the book you have in your hands was three years late. There are many reasons it was three years late, probably the most conspicuous being that it was once 250 pages or so longer than the version you hold, and it takes maybe half a year to write an extra 250 pages, and at least twice that to subtract them back out. I realize this leaves another year and a half unaccounted for, and all I can say about that, readers, is get in line. Whole decades are missing from my life and I am pretty sure I wouldn't have it any other way. (more)
Tuesday, July 7, 2009
New Book by Pete Dexter
Pete Dexter, author of Deadwood, Paris Trout, The Paperboy and other novels, has a new book out: Spooner. According to The Millions, advance reader copies of Spooner came with an unusual note from the author:
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