Download a copy of A Fictional History of the United States with Huge Chunks Missing for absolutely free through Monday, July 18!
Sal Puccini cruised down Main Street past the Baseball Hall of Fame and a lifetime of bad memories. Thirty years and nothing had changed—same small-town redbrick buildings, same sheen on the lake, same irritating kid brother . . .
“We are not descended from fearful men,” the box filled with wires and lights says to her as she sits, waiting, on the anniversary. She stares into its eyes. This is the sign . . .
Naga raced across the floor. She knew if she crawled, the pebbles would dig into her skin and make her sore. She made for the nearest pole and climbed to the highest rafter, where she curled up and watched the man on the crocus-sack mattress, grunting and writhing . . .
Watch Ron Kovic — author of the best-selling classic Born on the Fourth of July as well as his new memoir Hurricane Street — speak honoring Bruce Springsteen at the 32nd annual Kennedy Center Honors in Washington, DC.
Through July 31, get Sing in the Morning, Cry at Night by Barbara J. Taylor for only 99¢ wherever e-books are sold!
Happy 70th birthday to Ron Kovic!