Here’s a conundrum: how to render a book about the grey area into black and white?
At this point, I’ve read Chuck Augello’s debut collection of short stories three times. Each trip through has been fresh and engaging, yet I’m still trying to wrestle my thoughts into a tidy review. How might I describe a book that touches on love, guilt, and grief, yet somehow manages to be both raw and hilarious?
There’s a liberated lab monkey. Alien abduction. Blueberry pie. A little magic. A lot of fire.