Michael Roth says “Stewart Home’s latest novel, Mandy, Charlie & Mary-Jane, is a brilliant satire on academia that begins simple enough then slowly devolves into a blood bath…” Read the full review here!
And Michael Roth has also interviewed Stewart Home about his new book – you can read that here!
As Michael lives in Canada there aren’t any pictures of him with Stewart Home on Home’s recent trip to California (they didn’t meet during Home’s sojourn) we’ve used something else. In the picture above you can see Home on the right with V. Vale of RE/Search and Blue Cheer fame opposite him on the left in the middle, and Marian Wallace beside Vale. Next to Home is Rebekah Weikel of Penny-Ante Editions (who published Mandy, Charlie & Mary-Jane). Hidden behind Vale is Jarett Kobek (both a Penny-Ante author and featured writer in the Semina series of experimental fiction Home edited for Book Works). Home is turned towards and speaking to writer Cassandra Troyan but she’s out of camera shot! The photo was taken in San Francisco on 28 February 2013 just prior to Home and Kobek doing a reading that also featured John Tottenham (who didn’t want to attend the meal before it).
Sounds like your trip was a real groove. I was planning to fly down for one of the events but could not find a cheap flight. Which is too bad as I was really looking forward to the strip search at the border.
I’d recommend Norway for the strip searches… returning from Oslo recently I was frisked at the airport by an attractive 20-something female security guard. Never come across mixed-sex pat-downs anywhere else!