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LAUREN B. DAVIS

Author of AGAINST A DARKENING SKY, THE EMPTY ROOM, OUR DAILY BREAD, and others. Find out more at www.LaurenBDavis.com. I read as if my sanity depended upon it.. . . oh, wait, it does! Snort.

Knockemstiff - Donald Ray Pollock

Oh, darker than dark, and with written by a writer with an unflinching gaze, but also by one with enormous compassion. The level of my care and empathy with these characters is due to the brilliance of Donald Ray Pollack.

Tom Waits might well shy away.

Risky. Powerful. Ugly. Painful. Worth it.