Lethally good short stories from a peerless craftsman. An emotional handbook to the baffling times we live in. A medicine cabinet for the surprising and deadly ailment we suffer from: being human.
Ben Marcus is the author of The Age of Wire and String, Notable American Women, The Flame Alphabet and Leaving the Sea. His work has appeared in the New Yorker, Granta, Harper's and the Paris Review. Marcus has received a Whiting Writers' Award, a Berlin Prize and a Guggenheim Fellowship. He is on the faculty at Columbia University in New York.