“Leave it. Yeah. See? Two eyes, a mouth. And … upper left, the snout of an elephant. Then, middle left, a man’s face in profile, he’s frowning with that long face. Down along the bottom, a mean stretched out, with a baby sitting on his chest. Take it all in as one piece, and it’s a map, land-of-lakes.”
Food is always a good Rorschach test. It describes the world around you; sometimes it describes you.
What Beauty is my newest novel, a story of art, obsession and ego. Read an excerpt here. It’s available as an ebook, too.
The Village Wit (2010) is a humorous and sometimes dark odyssey through village life, love’s fall, sexual politics, and that place where memory and modern love intersect. Read an excerpt here. This book is also available as an ebook.