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Kevin Brockmeier is the author of the story collection Things That Fall from the Sky and the children’s novel City of Names. He has published stories in many magazines and anthologies, including The New Yorker, The Georgia Review, McSweeney’s, and The Best American Short Stories. He has received the Chicago Tribune’s Nelson Algren Award, an Italo Calvino Short Fiction Award, a James Michener—Paul Engle Fellowship, two O. Henry Awards (one of which was a first prize), and, most recently, an NEA grant. He lives in Little Rock, Arkansas.

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Featured Books, with extracts, by Kevin Brockmeier

The Brief History of the Dead by Kevin Brockmeier
The Brief History of the Dead
Kevin Brockmeier
All the different strands are still rushing around in my head, still astounding me, pulling me back for I read it like a galloping horse, so totally hooked was I. The chapters alternate between what is happening in the City...
Format: Paperback (b Format) - Released: 25/01/2007
The Brief History of the Dead by Kevin Brockmeier
The Brief History of the Dead
Kevin Brockmeier
The Brief History of the Dead tells a magical story about our lives - about our place in the world, our connections with each other, and what happens to us after our deaths. It is a story of spellbinding power...
Format: Hardback - Released: 13/02/2006

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