Posts Tagged ‘magical realism’

Area man reads novel excerpt

Friday, February 5th, 2010

So here’s a little bit of Pepperland, read on the evening of February 3, 2010 in Chicago at the Reading Under the Influence monthly session at the Sheffield.  If you’re anywhere close to Chicago, you oughta go sometime. Pepperland is set in Chicago during the winter of 1974 and it’s about the intersection of rock […]

The novel “Pepperland” considered

Thursday, January 14th, 2010

(Since this post, which was written in January 2010,  Pepperland, you’ll be happy to know, is now finished.  It rocks. Release date: May 21, 2013.) So the review copy of Barry Wightman’s still unfinished novel of the intersection of rock ‘n roll, technology and love, Pepperland, showed up on my groaningly chaotic desk, tossed there […]