Peter Bacon Hales
Outside the Gates of Eden
The Dream of America from Hiroshima to Now
Jorge Volpi, the author of Season of Ash, among other books, is one of the founders of the influential literary movement, The Crack. In Spite of the Dark Silence was his first novel, published when he was just twenty-four. Olivia Maciel is visiting professor in the Honors College at the University of Illinois at Chicago.