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Publisher Comments:

"An inspired collection of 20 stories, brilliant in its command of tone and narrative perspective...Creativity and empathy mark the collection . . . Illustrations enhance the already vivid storytelling."

--Kirkus Reviews (starred review)

"Spanning worlds, generations, cultures and environments, each of Meno's short stories in this stellar collection explores depression, loneliness and insanity in the world . . ."

--Publishers Weekly (starred review)

"Eclectic, funny, constantly surprisingand#151;these are the things a short story collection should be allowed to be, and Joe Meno's Demons in the Spring absolutely is . . . a rich, unforgettable stew of a book."

--Dave Eggers

The limited-edition hardcover of Demons in the Spring was a finalist for the 2009 Story Prize, a Kirkus Reviews Best Book of 2008, a Time Out Chicago Best Book of 2008, and it drew starred reviews in Publishers Weekly and Kirkus Reviews. It is a collection of twenty short stories with illustrations by twenty artists from the fine art, graphic art, and comic book worlds.

Joe Meno is the best-selling author of five novels, including the smash hits Hairstyles of the Damned and The Boy Detective Fails (both published by Akashic Books), and two story collections. He was the winner of the 2003 Nelson Algren Award for short fiction and is a professor of creative writing at Columbia College in Chicago.

Synopsis:

New paperback edition; twenty artists illustrate twenty stories from the best-selling author of Hairstyles of the Damned.

About the Author

Meno is the author of three other novels, including "How the Hula Girl Sings" and "Hairstyles of the Damned," a selection of the BandN Discover Program and an international bestseller. He is a professor of creative writing at Columbia College, Chicago, the cofounder of Sleepwalk magazine, and a columnist for Punk Planet magazine.

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ISBN:
9781936070091
Author:
Meno, Joe
Publisher:
Akashic Books
Illustrator:
Burns, Charles
Illustrator:
Mcfetridge, Geoff
Subject:
Short Stories (single author)
Subject:
Stories (single author)
Subject:
Literature-A to Z
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Publication Date:
20100831
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
40 Color and BandW illustrations
Pages:
280
Dimensions:
8.40x6.50x.90 in. 1.40 lbs.

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