Review of Evenson’s IMMOBILITY at LARB

I wrote a review of Brian Evenson‘s IMMOBILITY for the Los Angeles Review of Books, and it’s live today. Call me the critic. But for today only.

“IN 2010 A CLEVER BLOG titled the Imaginary Library posted covers, jacket copy, and blurbs for books that did not actually exist. The April 5, 2010 entry was for a bleak, post-apocalyptic detective novel, Immobility by Brian Evenson. In an odd case of art imitating art then becoming art, the description of the fake book caught the eye of an editor at Tor books, who then encouraged Evenson to write the real book. Got all that? Given its grim, all-too-plausible, post-nuclear disaster setting, let’s hope for no further iteration, no life imitating art….”


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