Posts tagged “chicagoist”
April 27, 2010
GIFFORD: Well, somebody called it a milestone when they saw it. And I said, “It’s either that, or a headstone.” It’s the way I always wanted it, because really it’s all one long novel… That’s really the form I always envisioned it being in, so finally it’s done. I’m really happy. — from the Chicagoist interview with Barry Gifford
December 15, 2009
From The Chicagoist, here’s an excerpt from “The Starving Dogs of Little Croatia,” a story from Barry Gifford’s forthcoming short story collection, Sad Stories of the Death of Kings:
“Every man lives like hunted animal,” said Drca Kovic.
“You make this just up?” asked Boro Catolica.
“What is difference?” Drca said, “if it is truth?”