The Funnies is a great insider look at the world of the comic-strip industry blended with the mysteries of family dynamics.
“Irrepressible, energetic, and good-humored.”
ABOUT J. ROBERT LENNON
J. Robert Lennon is the author of a story collection, Pieces for the Left Hand, and seven novels, including Mailman, Castle, and Familiar. He holds an MFA from the University of Montana, and has published short fiction in The New Yorker, Harper’s, Playboy, Granta,The Paris Review, Electric Literature, and elsewhere. He has been anthologized in Best American Short Stories, Best American Nonrequired Reading, and Prize Stories: The O. Henry Awards, and his story “The Rememberer” inspired the CBS detective seriesUnforgettable. His book reviews have appeared in The New York Times Book Review,The Guardian, and The London Review of Books, and he lives in Ithaca, New York, where he teaches writing at Cornell University.