The Pleasures of Nicholson Baker

A little piece I wrote for NPR.org just went live, on Nicholson Baker’s wonderful short novel The Mezzanine. You might remember my praise here for Baker’s hilarious and pornographic House […]

Panorama City / SCIBA Awards

Folks, Good News… PANORAMA CITY is one of four finalists in Adult Fiction for the Southern California Independent Booksellers Association’s 2013 Book Awards. Support your local independent bookstore!

Paperback Sept 10 + NY Sept 19

I am coming to New York on September 19. to launch PANORAMA CITY in paperback. and to celebrate A Public Space. One night only. Imprint this into your brains: When: […]

Where I am

Are you wondering what I’m up to? I’m writing another novel. Or driving carpool, getting groceries, teaching, organizing, making dinner, doodling, taking pictures, reading, watching Mr Rogers, and so on. […]

A Poem by GM Quinte

International Call You can see in the early light of dawn Facing the noise of the so-called Twilight Bright stars through the perilous fight, and a wide range of his […]

Merry and Bright!

I must have been extra nice this year, because Santa hooked me up with some amazing end-of-year goodies: A rave review of PANORAMA CITY in the NEW YORK TIMES BOOK […]