"Intelligence, invention, surprise, wit, and wisdom. Michael Bishop's work is a master class in all of the above. This collection is a joy."
--Karen Joy Fowler, author of The Jane Austen Book Club
"Strange, humane, cunning and clear-eyed, these are the short stories of a master of the form. Let me sing the praises of Michael Bishop."
--Kelly Link, author of Get in Trouble
"It's time for the world to know what I've known for decades: Michael Bishop is our finest storyteller--bold, warm, wise, and incisively funny."
--Kelly Robson, award-winning author of "Waters of Versailles"
"A writer reminiscent of O'Connor and Faulkner. I cannot remember such an engaging reading adventure in many years. This collection will surely secure Bishop's place among significant Southern writers."
--Terry Kay, author of To Dance with the White Dog
"You will not soon forget the stories in this book. They cleave to the heart, and stick to the soul. They reaffirm Michael Bishop's mastery of his craft."
--Dale Bailey, author of The Resurrection Man's Legacy
"I love these stories. They are as poignant, funny, sad, and tender as life. This is reality distilled and intensified, inventive and inevitible at the same time."
--Bruce Holland Rogers, author of The Keyhole Opera