Thursday, 1:17 pm

Thursday, 1:17 p.m. (208 pages) is Michael Landweber’s second work of fiction. After the death of his mother, seventeen-year-old Duck finds that he is the only moving being in a world where all other life forms appear to be in suspended animation, raindrops hang in the air, and only manually operated machines can function. Landweber’s…

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Gabriela and the Widow by Jack Remick

Gabriela and The Widow (280 pages), a work of literary fiction by Seattle author Jack Remick, tells the story of a dying aristocrat and the Mixteca caregiver who helps her assemble the jumbled pieces of her past, a process that gives them both love, closure, and the courage to move on. Gabriela and The Widow…

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The Deification by Jack Remick

The Deification (358 pages) is a picaresque novel by Seattle author Jack Remick that pays homage to the legendary San Francisco beat poets. Some of Remick’s influences include Kerouac’s On the Road and The Dharma Bums and Burroughs’ Naked Lunch. “The novel is a masculine got-you-by-the-throat wild ride, a coming of age and a coming…

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