Ware’s gorgeous, complex treasure chest of a book — actually 14 separate printed works that can be read in any order — tells the complex, interconnected story of a lonely woman and the building she inhabits, and demands to be handled with care, each component studied and cradled and touched.
Short stories - out October 2012
The Queen of the Short Story - out Nov 2012
Collection of short stories (out Oct 2012)
Out Sept 11 2012 - short stories collection. Great cover, yes, that's a broken (breaking?) heart!
Out Oct 2, 2012 Love the visual play on book shelves
“My name is Mary Katherine Blackwood. I am eighteen years old, and I live with my sister Constance. I have often thought that with any luck at all, I could have been born a werewolf, because the two middle fingers on both my hands are the same length, but I have had to be content with what I had.” ― Shirley Jackson, We Have Always Lived in the Castle
There was one person somewhere down the line, years before you were born, who made it possible for you to live, and you might not even know them or their story. That’s what Simon Van Booy really examines in this beautiful novel that tells the story of several lives linked because of one person’s kindness.
“we have lived so long in a garden that we have all but forgotten the commonplaces of survival. It was said: Si fueris Romae, Romani vivito more , and quite sensibly, too. But it is a more fundamental expression of the same sentiment to say: If you want to keep alive in the jungle, you must live as the jungle does...” ― John Wyndham, The Midwich Cuckoos