March Read of the Month Crooked Letter, Crooked Letter by Tom Franklin

Click to Buy Crooked Letter, Crooked Letter by Tom Franklin has been met with a steady stream of critical praise since hitting shelves in October, 2010. No stranger to the world of literary acclaim, Franklin has been acknowledged as an Edgar Award recipient and was selected as the John and Renee Grisham Writer-in-Residence at the […]

Smonk by Tom Franklin

The first four chapters of Smonk surely rank among the most grotesque, savage and compelling fiction ever written.  Using Alabama in the early 1900s as his setting, Tom Franklin has created two despicably fascinating characters, E.O. Smonk and Evavangeline, for whom violent and creative self-preservation are as natural as breathing.  These two travel along separate […]