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The Family Fang by Kevin Wilson.. Every family is a circus, but the performance art duo parenting in this novel produces some pretty mischievous kids. Funny, deft. High art with heart.

Joel Gardner, LitSnap Editor

"The subtlety of the comedy is flawless, channeling the filmmaking of Wes Anderson or Rian Johnson. A fantastic first novel that asks if the kids are alright, finding answers in the most unexpected places."

Kirkus Reviews

"As he did in Tunneling to the Center of the Earth, Kevin Wilson asks big questions with subtle humor and deep tenderness."

NPR

Author bio: Kevin Wilson is the author of the collection, Tunneling to the Center of the Earth (Ecco/Harper Perennial, 2009), which received an Alex Award from the American Library Association and the Shirley Jackson Award, and a novel, The Family Fang (Ecco, 2011).  His fiction has appeared in Ploughshares, Tin House, One Story, Cincinnati Review, and elsewhere, and has appeared in four volumes of the New Stories from the South: The Year’s Best anthology.  He has received fellowships from the MacDowell Colony, Yaddo, and the KHN Center for the Arts.  He lives in Sewanee, Tennessee, with his wife, the poet Leigh Anne Couch, and his son, Griff, where he teaches fiction at the University of the South. More information can be found here: http://www.wilsonkevin.com/bio/

Book Details: General Fiction; (320 pp. Contortulating: Kindle/Print editions)

Publisher Website: http://www.harpercollins.com/

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