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American Homes

Poetry / Fiction / Art / Aphorisms. American Homes incorporates poetry, prose, and various schematic devices, including dozens of illustrations by the artist Jacob Heustis, to create a cracked narrative of the domestic spaces we inhabit. “You want to know what I think about Ryan Ridge, the writer, the author of this great book in your hands, you there, holding this book, kind of figuring, well, should I buy it or shouldn’t I: well good, I’ll tell you about Ryan Ridge. He is the single greatest should-be-already-known-by-everyone young writer of genius, of sparkling drugged handsome funny—and if you can be funny, like this guy funny, knock yourself out, if you can be this smart and funny, but you’re probably getting sort of tired already just trying to imagine being the kind of funny this... Show More


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