Read James Tierney's fabulous essay on Robert Coover's tale of West Condon. Tierney examines Coover's The Origin of The Brunists (1966) and The Brunist Day of Wrath (2014), giving readers the first comprehensive appraisal of Coover's Brunist myth.
This essay originally appeared in issue #18 of Golden Handcuffs Review.
Dzanc Books is proud to announce that it will publish The Brunist Day of Wrath, the sequel to Robert Coover’s award-winning debut novel, The Origin of the Brunists, in September 2013. Dzanc Books will also publish an as yet untitled Coover short story collection in September 2014. The Dzanc rEprint Series will be publishing ten of Coover’s backlist titles to eBook form beginning in August 2012 and running on up through August 2013. Titles include the aforementioned award-winning The Origin of the Brunists; Pricksongs & Descants; The Public Burning; Spanking the Maid; Gerald's Party; A Night at the Movies, or You Must Remember This; Whatever Happened to Gloomy Gus of the Chicago Bears; Pinocchio in Venice; John's Wife; and Ghost Town.