“Provocative, sultry… the novel stays light on its feet; its breezy chapters are laced with sex and humor… between the louche vibe and matriarchal presence, the novel often feels like Armistead Maupin’s San Francisco teleported to the Midwest.”
“My American Unhappiness deserves a hallowed place on the shelf somewhere among Studs Terkel's Working and Walker Percy's The Moviegoer. ”
— Benjamin Percy, The Wilding and Refresh, Refresh
“Gorgeous, painful, and exquisitely written, Please Don't Come Back From the Moon is about the impossible things we believe because the truth may simply be too hard.”
— The Boston Globe
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DEAN BAKOPOULOS is an author from Detroit, Michigan. He is an assistant professor of English at Grinnell College in Grinnell, Iowa. Dean’s third novel, Summerlong, will be published by Ecco/HarperCollins in June 2015. He is currently at work on a nonfiction book called Undoing, as well as a screenplay and a television pilot.
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