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"I can write no more. I have seen things that make all my writings like straw. . . When it got to be too much for them, they would lift their heads--uncertainly at first, and... Read morePublished 14 months ago by James R C Baker
I'm in love with Kevin Brockmeier's work. I first read the Brief History of the Dead and was so enthralled by his rich imagination, I picked up the View from the Seventh Layer. Read morePublished on August 27, 2011 by Quince
Brockmeier is one of those writers I don't even bother previewing anymore. I just buy everything he writes. In a genre world, he's the writer who escapes categorization.Published on March 8, 2011 by peter darbyshire
A great collection of short stories, very thought provoking. The "choose your own adventure" style story was a great "adult" version of the books I enjoyed as a child. Read morePublished on February 12, 2010 by Michelle Boytim
This collection of short stories are fabulous! I loved the Choose Your Own Adventure story, and "Little Slips of White Paper". I can't wait for Kevin's next book!Published on July 13, 2009 by Rebecca Krukowski
Kevin Brockmeier's writing in this book took my breath away. His use of language is awe-inspiring and his imagination is boundless. Read morePublished on February 22, 2009 by Nurse/midwife/educator
Because he is a great writer. Maybe just not such a great storyteller.
The words he fits together, seriously, they're like magic. Read more
Brockmeier's stories are filled with wonder, nostalgia, and sadness. The best stories, such as the title story, build up feeling in a subtle manner to the point where they impart a... Read morePublished on July 11, 2008 by Rachel Thern