James W. Staff Picks
Do you ever feel like we’ve all lost our minds? Let Basho be an antidote. His writing is precise, beautiful, and lonely -- I mean that as a good thing. There is still peace to be found in the world if you know where to look.
This is, without a doubt, the best contemporary fiction I have read in years. Equal parts hilarious and thought provoking. If you have ever read Zadie Smith or David Foster Wallace and thought, “why don’t more people write books like this?” They do. Here is one of them.