Author Advent 9: Michael Kimball

"Scorch Atlas, Blake Butler. It is a post-apocalyptic collection of stories, which I am a sucker for anything post-apocalyptic; plus, its use of language is baroque, brutal, and relentless--an original piece of work."

Michael Kimball
Dear Everybody

Each day until December 24th an author featured at TVFH over the last few years tells us of their favourite read of 2009 in our Author Advent. You'll have to provide your own chocolates and there's no little door to open, but you could try placing your hand over your eyes and then removing it again. Authors include the likes of Julian Barnes, Iain Banks, Paul Torday, Patrick Gale and Marina Lewycka. And for those of you who like lists, we'll list them all on December 29th.

Photo credit boxes: Ali Edwards

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