Back in the late 90s, I gave a lot of readings in NYC, including at the famed KGB bar. Taking stories from back then and introducing new tales, I've collected them together in an ebook and read them, as if you were sitting in a NYC bar. You can sit back and listen or read, even read along—whatever you'd like. Just let me know where to send them.
“smartly written and sharply atmospheric”
An ebook of Selecting Ourselves and downloadable audio files of Selecting Ourselves, as read by the author, plus a way to listen online if you'd rather—Easier to read along that way.
Imagine that you’re sitting in a Manhattan bar with 20-foot-high ceilings, its walls covered with old Soviet posters of Lenin, Stalin, and a hammer & sickle or two. The room smells of whiskey and lingering in the background, the scent of decades of cigarettes smoked by editors and publishers, sipping on cocktails as another writer steps up to the lectern. There you watch the pages being spread, and then a voice takes off, sending you to another world. A voice like mine, taking you away to Mexico City and Chicago of the 80s and 90s, and off to worlds where gods still roam the land and magic can kill, into bullfights and night clubs and intoxicating passion. A private reading just for you. Along with the written words—to follow along or come to new life with your voice.