By Kevin Sampsell
“For good looks, honesty, sheer weirdness, and a haunting evocation of position, Kevin Sampsell is my favourite Oregon author. Ken Kesey, Chuck Palahniuk—make a few room at the shelf.”—Sean Wilsey, writer of Oh the respect of it All
Kevin Sampsell’s A universal Pornography is a memoir, informed in vignettes, that captures the heritage of 1 dysfunctional American kin. An extension of a 2003 “memory experiment” of a similar identify, A universal Pornography weaves memories of small-town formative years with darker threads from his family’s tale, together with incest, insanity, betrayal, and loss of life. a customary contributor to Dave Egger’s The Believer and McSweeney’s, Sampsell has written “the form of publication the place you must thank the writer for assisting you are feeling much less by myself with being alive” (Jonathan Ames, writer of Wake Up, Sir! and The Double lifestyles is two times as Good).
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