Monday, May 26, 2014

The HIBERNATE Playlist at Largehearted Boy

David Gutowski, aka Largehearted Boy, invited me to make a playlist for Hibernate. Some of these songs are mentioned in the book, while others served as inspiration.

This was so much fun!

Check out the playlist here.

Friday, May 16, 2014

Praise from Kirkus

From Kirkus:

"Eslami’s incisive story collection explores the shadowed corners of working-class lives... These worlds, if bleak, are never less than perfectly honest; social stratification and race dissolve as the rich and poor, from every corner of the world, struggle to find anything worth holding on to. If they do, it often owes to a programmed instinct for survival—composed all the while in stark, unflinching prose.

A searing array of stories envisioned through crystal-clear eyes."

Read the full review here.