Demons in the Spring: Stories

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Akashic Books, Sep 1, 2008 - Fiction - 300 pages
3 Reviews
Twenty new Meno stories accompanied by twenty original pieces of art by twenty groundbreaking visual artists.
 

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User Review  - cait815 - LibraryThing

I can no longer say "I'm not really a fan of short stories but..." I've just read too many great stories lately for that statement to apply. I absolutely loved this book. My favorite stories were The Unabomber and My Brother and Art School is Boring So, but honestly most of them were fantastic. Read full review

DEMONS IN THE SPRING: Stories

User Review  - Jane Doe - Kirkus

An inspired collection of 20 stories, brilliant in its command of tone and narrative perspective.Among the features that distinguish the latest from Chicago author Meno (The Boy Detective Fails, 2006 ... Read full review

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Contents

Frances the Ghost
13
Stockholm 1973
25
An Apple Could Make You Laugh
45
It Is Romance
55
The Sound before the End of the World
69
Animals in the Zoo
85
People Are Becoming Clouds
91
Ghost Plane
99
I Want the Quit Moments of a Party Girl
135
The Architecture of the Moon
153
The Unabomber and My Brother
167
Art School Is Boring So
191
Oceanland
205
Get Well Seymour
225
Iceland Today
241
Airports of Light
253

What a Schoolgirl You Are
109
Miniature Elephants Are Popular
121
The Boy Who Was a Chirping Oriole
131
Winter at the WorldFamous Ice Hotel
263
About the Contributors
274
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Joe Meno is the best-selling author of the novels Hairstyles of the Damned, The Boy Detective Fails, How the Hula Girl Sings, and Tender As Hellfire. He was the winner of the 2003 Nelson Algren Award for short fiction and is a professor of creative writing at Columbia College Chicago.

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