OK, folks. Here’s the new site design. A couple of novels and some other projects across the top, and some updates down here. I’ve got some online projects in the works, and I’ll be updating here when they’re cooked. Continue reading New Site
Panorama City ***New York Times Editors’ Choice*** ***San Francisco Chronicle Best of 2012*** ***Los Angeles Times Bestseller*** ***SCIBA Book of the Year 2013 Finalist*** “This is a book you will hold in your head all day long, a book you will look forward to when you get home from work, a book you will still be savoring as you drift into sleep. Panorama City is … Continue reading Panorama City
***One of The L Magazine’s Books of the Decade.*** As assured and sumptuously written as any first novel I’ve encountered–Antoine Wilson’s prose sings and the story he tells here is both clever and compelling. This is writing at its very best. T.C. Boyle Antoine Wilson’s novel snuck up on me: deceptively normal prose, a tightening plot, a quickening read, and then before long I was … Continue reading The Interloper
I keep meaning to update my site / work out my new design / keep things exciting for those of you who put in the hard labor of typing antoinewilson.com into your browsers, but then I get distracted by this novel-shaped thing I’m working on. I hope you’ll accept my apology. Oh and BTW – if you show up here and the site is all … Continue reading Quiet
A few years ago I wrote about my father’s cremation for A Public Space, and they’ve now made the piece available online. Check it out: “Valhalla” (I don’t write much nonfiction. As I’ve said before, I’ll take the abyss of silence over the abyss of total noise any day.) Continue reading Bye, Dad
[I love the cassette tape themed cover] The French translation of Panorama City comes out today in France, and next week in Canada. It’s a particularly exciting moment for me, having never had any of my work translated into what was once my native language. I’ve since forgotten most of my French, but I’m nevertheless looking forward to making my way through Bernard Hoepffner’s translation. … Continue reading En Francais, En PDF!
Issue 2 of my terrible online magazine (with amazing contributors) is finally live. If you missed issue 1, worry not…simply keep on scrolling sideways. CRONY DEUX And I wrote a little something about my surfing life for a collaboration between Trop and Underwater New York. Sand in My Joints I’ve tried to write surf stories many times before, and it’s never felt right. This one … Continue reading Some New Things