Wuori, out of nowhere and wielding a deadly weapon: his vision of our America...it's the raw.
Like Thomas Pynchon, Robert Coover, Mark Richard, Lewis Nordan, Wuori doesn't care to mollycoddle the reader.
Palestinian group Hamas is naming Yehiya Sinwar as its new leader in the Gaza Strip.
A powerful storm packing heavy winds has brought much of Maine to a standstill.
, airing this month on the Discovery Channel, a show that asks 12 (naked) contestants to last 40 days in the wilderness. All you have is what’s up here [pointing to his head] and maybe a knife.
He returned from filming a few months ago and is currently building a geodesic dome on a wooded 42-acre property in Roxbury. An ex-Marine who served in Afghanistan and Iraq, he’s also pursuing his Maine Guide license so that he can lead other veterans — especially those suffering physical and emotional trauma — on wilderness trips (free of charge, he hopes, pending donations).
Descendants of Sherwood Anderson's Winesburgers, Wuori's Quillifarkeagans are Americans at the millenium, good citizens whose reality has been tweaked, twitted, quirked, smirked and found to be grimly goofy. utm_medium=api&utm_source=blog_book][img]https://images.gr-assets.com/books/1404577460l/2188310.jpg[/img][/url] [url=https://
Wuori fiction is something entirely and wildly its own.
He's here, in this daring debut collection, to reflect what's on his mind: America's fascination with violence, with sex, with racism, with joyful immortality.
Set in the northernmost corner of Maine, in a town "usually omitted from cheap maps," Nude in Tub is about a young couple who make love on La-Z-Boys in the middle of a highway, about an old woman who finds a pine tree growing from her leg, about newlyweds who paint their whole house black and themselves white, and about several more stripped-down others, including, of course, a nude in tub. utm_medium=api&utm_source=blog_book]Nude in Tub: Stories of Quillifarkeag, Maine by G.
How do you explain the underlying appeal of doing the show? I also got to share my plan to guide other veterans, and the publicity from the show has been great for that. It was an extremely dangerous environment, but also one of the most beautiful.
I sautéed catfish with lime, seasoned alligator, flavored my water, brushed my teeth. Yeah, you meet everyone in their rawest form, stripped of comforts, struggling with hunger and thirst. You try to find your place, but that was difficult for me. You don’t leave your shelter at night, because that’s when the leopards and lions come out.