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Existential noir meets absurd comedy when a young man reluctantly enlists as source material for an art project

Stanley had known it was a mistake to accept his uncle Lech's offer to apartment-sit in Prague--he'd known it was one of Lech's proposals, a thinly veiled setup for some invasive, potentially dangerous performance art project. But whatever Lech had planned for Sta
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Hardcover, 320 pages
Expected publication: February 5th 2019 by Farrar Straus and Giroux
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    Joseph Scapellato is the author of the story collection BIG LONESOME (Houghton Mifflin Harcourt) and the forthcoming novel THE MADE-UP MAN (FSG). His work appears in North American Review, Kenyon Review Online, Post Road, Unsaid, and other magazines, and has been anthologized in Gigantic Books' Gigantic Worlds and &NOW's Best Innovative Writing. He teaches as an assistant professor of English ...more