A Great Book
I don’t often pimp things here on this blog, but I will make an exception this time – mark it well. I do it not only because Darin Strauss is a good friend and a former member of the fantastic (not really) proto-JoCo band Supergroup, but because he is an exceptionally talented writer of fiction that you should read. Perhaps you have already enjoyed his previous novels: Chang and Eng which was about the original Siamese Twins, or The Real McCoy which was about con men. His new book, More Than it Hurts You, is 1) out today, 2) about Munchausen syndrome by proxy and a family in Long Island, and 3) awesome. I am not so eloquent when it comes to “describing books with words,” so I will not bother to string together a series of alliterative and superlative adjectives – other people smarter than me have already done that. So you know it’s good. Buy it today, won’t you?