Books by Ben Metcalf

AGAINST THE COUNTRY by Ben Metcalf
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Jan. 6, 2015

"While Metcalf constantly impresses with his intelligence, his meta games and gnarly prose put such tough hurdles between the reader and this thorny parable of pain's memory that it's hard to see him winning more than a special, devoted audience."
A boy's school years in rural Virginia are marked by poverty, poultry, school bus torments and a brutish father, all of which would one day inspire him to tell his story with a ponderous postmodernist flair. Read full book review >