Be Brief and Tell Them Everything

Be Brief and Tell Them Everything

by Brad Listi
Be Brief and Tell Them Everything

Be Brief and Tell Them Everything

by Brad Listi

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Overview

A darkly funny meditation on creativity and family, Be Brief and Tell Them Everything tracks the life of a middle-aged author who is struggling to write his next novel while trying to come to grips with his son’s disabilities, set against a backdrop of ecological catastrophe and escalating human insanity in contemporary Los Angeles. A beautiful, powerful, concise work of autofiction that is reminiscent of My Struggle and Grief is the Thing with Feathers, Be Brief documents the stops and starts of adulthood and marriage, and the joys and challenges of parenting, while defining what it means to be a good man, and a good writer.   

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781632461360
Publisher: Ig Publishing
Publication date: 05/10/2022
Pages: 216
Product dimensions: 5.50(w) x 8.25(h) x (d)

About the Author

Brad Listi was born in Milwaukee. His other books include the novel Attention. Deficit. Disorder., an LA Times bestseller, and Board, a work of nonfiction collage, co-authored with Justin Benton. He is the founding editor of The Nervous Breakdown, an online literary magazine, and in 2011 he launched the Otherppl podcast, which features in-depth interviews with today's leading writers. He lives in Los Angeles. 
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