Eckleburg Book Club

ECKLEBURG BOOK CLUB | Strategies Against Extinction by Michael Nye

This debut short-story collection from Queen’s Ferry Press (October 2012) is made up of nine stories about people who find themselves at difficult turning points in their lives—times when they are faced with hard choices, broken promises, and the fear of self-destruction. These characters are diverse: a film projectionist, a second-generation comic book store owner, …

ECKLEBURG BOOK CLUB | Post-High School Reality Quest by Meg Eden

Buffy is playing a game. However, the game is her life, and there are no instructions or cheat codes on how to win. After graduating high school, a voice called “the text parser” emerges in Buffy’s head, narrating her life as a classic text adventure game. Buffy figures this is just a manifestation of her …

ECKLEBURG BOOK CLUB | FUNHOUSE by Robert Vaughan

Funhouse is a collection of brilliantly slippery pieces of flash fiction and longer form prose from the author of Addicts & Basements, and Rift (with Kathy Fish), among others. Robert Vaughan is unrivaled in his ability to suprise, stimulate and explore. A magician with a typewriter. He returns here with stories to hypnotize in the …

ECKLEBURG BOOK CLUB | What She Was Saying by Marjorie Maddox

In these powerful stories, What She Was Saying softens the already thin line between hope and hopelessness, between perseverance and despair, between what can and cannot be said. A finalist for the Katherine Anne Porter and Eludia book awards as well as a semifinalist for Black Lawrence Press Hudson, Eastern Washington University Spokane, and Leapfrog …

ECKLEBURG BOOK CLUB | What She Was Saying by Marjorie Maddox

In these powerful stories, What She Was Saying softens the already thin line between hope and hopelessness, between perseverance and despair, between what can and cannot be said. A finalist for the Katherine Anne Porter and Eludia book awards as well as a semifinalist for Black Lawrence Press Hudson, Eastern Washington University Spokane, and Leapfrog …

ECKLEBURG BOOK CLUB | True, False, None of the Above by Marjorie Maddox

True, False, None of the Above poetically explores how books mark and mirror our lives and what it means to write, read, and teach literature in a world that—at turns—rejects, embraces, or shrugs indifferently at the spiritual.

ECKLEBURG BOOK CLUB | Hoopty Time Machines

fairy tales for grown ups
by Christopher DeWan
ISBN: 978-0-9915469-6-1

A wistful collection of domestic fabulism, coming this September from Atticus Books. 

Christopher DeWan’s HOOPTY TIME MACHINES: fairy tales for grown ups is a collection of forty-five fantastical stories filled with peculiar journeys and wild awakenings, with fairytale heroines, introspective superheroes, and a whole menagerie of monsters—each one deeply human, and a little bit heartbreaking.

One of the “most anticipated small press books of 2016.”

Preorder now, or travel with us through time at TwitterFacebook, and Goodreads to learn about the book launch and upcoming events.

For review copies or to set up an event, please contact info@hooptytimemachines.com.

Christopher DeWan has published more than forty short stories and his screenwriting has been recognized by CineStory, Final Draft, the PAGE Awards, and Slamdance. His debut collection, HOOPTY TIME MACHINES, is coming this September from Atticus Books. Learn more at christopherdewan.com.

ECKLEBURG BOOK CLUB | TEODORA: A Voyage of Survival, Living and Love by Steve R. Pieczenik, MD, PhD

Teodora was a woman who user her charm, her diamonds and her intellect to escape the horrors of war and find a new life it America. There were three truisms about Teodora. She loved her two sons, she had loved her husband Saul and she adored America, the beautiful. She represented the only things that …

ECKLEBURG BOOK CLUB | RIFT by Robert Vaughan & Kathy Fish

A stunning collaboration from Robert Vaughan and Kathy Fish, two masters of flash fiction, who’ve blended their work together in a vibrant explosion that is all of these things: evocative, heart wrenching, rare in the wild. The stories in RIFT explore the gamut of human connection and conflict, where emotions run deep beneath the surface. …

ECKLEBURG BOOK CLUB | The AmerIcan Dream: HisStory in the Making by David Lee Windecher

The AmerIcan Dream is at once an inspiring account of a young mans journey from defendant to defense attorney, a window into the inner workings of one of Miami’s most notorious drug rings, and a chilling portrait of the streets that Americas poverty-stricken youth call home. The hood is an addiction. An addiction that pulls …