One of the most beloved novelists of the New South, Michael Malone has been called “America’s Dickens” for his vivid characters and strong comic comentaries evident in novels like Handling Sin and Foolscap.
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Hillsborough, North Carolina
Place of Birth:
Durham, North Carolina
B.A., Syracuse University; Ph.D. in English, Harvard University
|Our Book Club Pick|
Malone's moving novel -- one of our Barnes & Noble.com Book Club selections -- tells the story of Raleigh Hayes, a Southern life insurance salesman who must set off on a wacky road trip through the South to find his AWOL father -- and ends up finding out about himself in the process.
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