BOOK REVIEW: After The People Lights Have Gone Off by Stephen Graham Jones

10 Jul

After The People Lights

What do an old-fashioned movie theater, a thrift store hoodie, an old fruit box, a butterfly, and a hand-held, laser-emitting, thermometer have in common?

In Stephen Graham Jones’s latest collection of short stories, they’re all everyday items he uses to keep you awake at night.

With razor-sharp prose, starting with the first line of “Thirteen” (Here’s how you do it, if you’re brave enough), he pummels us in a full-court press of discomfort, paranoia, and a desire to keep the lights on…CONTINUE READING

 

 

ABOUT THE REVIEWER:


photo 3Matt Andrew currently works in the banking sector in Dallas, Texas. His fiction has been published in The Quotable, Blue Lake Review, and Literary Orphans.

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