On the whole, Expletive Deleted is an uneven effort, though not through lack of risk-taking. The stories that didn’t work for me--and there were very few of those--at least showed an experimental bent. Whether they work or not is irrelevant. This volume’s opening salvo alone will hook a reader, leaving him or her wanting to know what happens next.You’ll find Winter’s full assessment of the book here.
Or who fracks whom next, and how.
Thursday, February 07, 2008
Last week, Ali Karim interviewed Jennifer Jordan, editor of the brassy recent short-story collection Expletive Deleted (formerly known by the unspeakable name Fuck Noir), for The Rap Sheet. Today, in January Magazine, Jim Winter takes a longer look at the anthology itself, concluding that
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