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Features a diverse range of narratives, in which the author searches out with delicate precision the intricate relationship between immortality and grace.

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David Means is the author of A Quick Kiss of Redemption, Assorted Fire Events, and The Secret Goldfish. His work has appeared in The New Yorker, Harper's, Zeotrope and Best American Short Stories. He lives in Nyack, New York, and teaches at Vassar College., David Means' books have been translated into eight languages and his fiction has appeared in numerous publications. Assorted Fire Events won the Los Angeles Times Book Prize for fiction and a National Book Critics Circle nomination. The Secret Goldfish was shortlisted for the Frank O'Connor International Short Story Prize. The Spot was a 2010 Notable Book by the New York Times and won an O. Henry Prize. Means lives in New York and teaches at Vassar College. Hystopia is his highly anticipated first novel.

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