Archive for 'Books'

Book: The Strong Man

Book: The Strong Man

[Briggs’s] abruptness and sparseness make the tragedy into something hilarious. — The Stranger The Strong Man, Publication Studio, 2010 If the document does not appear in the Google Embed, you can access it here.

Book: The End is the Beginning

Book: The End is the Beginning

As with the songs, the stories are all about life out of kilter, told with charm from the perspective of the odd as norm, not so much magical realism than delightfully pernicious absurdity. — The Review of Contemporary Fiction If the document does not appear in the Google Embed, you can access it here.

Book: Shoot the Buffalo

Book: Shoot the Buffalo

Not since the emergence of Sherman Alexie has the Northwest produced such a unique narrative voice. — The Oregonian If the document does not appear in the Google Embed, you can access it here.

Book: The Moss Gatherers

Book: The Moss Gatherers

Dodging the picturesque, postcard version of our region, the Northwest Briggs brings to his readers is at once stark and lush. — The Seattle Times If the document does not appear in the Google Embed, you can access it here.

Book: Misplaced Alice

Book: Misplaced Alice

Matt Briggs reminds us of the ordinary strangeness of strange and ordinary lives. Like the best in contemporary literature, his stories make the familiar unfamiliar and thus remind us to take a second look at who we are. — Jim Heynen If the document does not appear in the Google Embed, you can access it […]

Book: The Remains of River Names

Book: The Remains of River Names

Briggs has captured the America that neither progressives nor family-value advocates want to think about, where bohemianism has degenerated into dangerous dropping out. – Ann Powers, The New York Times Book Review If the document does not appear in the Google Embed, you can access it here.


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