cries-two

“Powell’s range is matched only by his sense of play, and this book is a skeleton key to an extremely gifted and quintessentially American writer, at home in any form.”
Publishers Weekly

“A playful and provoking clutch of stories that forces words and themes into unfamiliar territory.”
Kirkuk Reviews

“Powell’s wonderfully playful syntax epitomizes his madcap vision and ultimately steals the show. As in his novel, You and Me (2012), Beckett comes to mind, though Powell demonstrates his own invigorating love of language and life.”
Booklist

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SHORT STORIES FROM PADGETT POWELL

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