Today Is No Year, There is No Year

5 Apr

A little bit ago, Tyler vouched this month’s issue of The Collagist, which sports an excerpt of There Is No Year, a novel by Blake Butler.

I’m going to go ahead and break ranks for a minute here to go ahead and tell you that you need to buy this book. It’s releasing on Harper Perrenial, which I know goes against the mission of Vouched to promote since it’s a big house, but I’m going to promote it anyway because if ever there was a champion for the possibility of small presses, it was Blake. I won’t go so far as to stock it on the table, though I’d love to, but a blog post I can do, and gladly.

And also, I’m just excited to see a big house paying attention to a book like this, a book that grew out of the work Blake has already released on small presses like featherproof and Calamari, and I think that deserves a mention.

So, get this book. Also available for Kindle.

If you still need convincing, read the above linked excerpt. I’m convinced that will convince you.

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