|Farrar, Strauss and Giroux, 1995|
paperback, Bard, 1996
Editions from Literary Guild, Claasen Verlag,
Editions Anne Carriere, Ediciones B. Also in braille.
Thanks to director/producer Stacy Title for including me on her "10 books that haunt me" list--I'm glad to be popping up in such places, and it's interesting to see preferences. (See Midori Snyder's list here, with a different book of mine. Midori writes fantasy and mythic fiction, as well as essays on folklore and myth.)
A Thousand Acres, Jane Smiley
Waiting for the Barbarians, Coetzee
A Good Man is Hard to Find, Flannery O'Connor
The Wasp Factory, Ian Banks
Paris Trout, Pete Dexter
The Child in Time, Ian McEwan
Shot in the Heart, Mikal Gilmore
Catherwood, Marly Youmans
The Man Who Mistook His Wife for a Hat, Oliver Sacks
Roman Fever, Edith Wharton.
- FORTHCOMING in a new edition. The Farrar, Straus and Giroux hardcover, the large print hardcover, and the Bard Imprint (William Morrow) paperback are all out of print.
- Book Club rights: A Literary Guild Alternate Selection
- Best Ten Books of 1996, The Spectator (Raleigh)
- Best Books of 1996, The Anniston Star
- Best Five Books of 1996, The Rocky Mountain News
- Nominated for The National Book Award by Farrar, Straus and Giroux
Quote best befitting this frog-eating day:
And If it's your job to eat two frogs, it's best to eat the biggest one first.
--Mark Twain / Samuel Clemens