JOHN DARNIELLE

February 27, 2017 - 7:00pm
Prairie Lights

Author/Musician John Darnielle will read from his new book, Universal Harvester.  Set in the 1990’s in a small town Iowa, this  masterful and unsettling novel tells the story of a video store clerk who finds strange and disturbing clips recorded over the store's VHS tapes.

John Darnielle’s first novel, Wolf in White Van, was a New York Times bestseller, National Book Award nominee, and a finalist for the Los Angeles Times Book Prize for first fiction, and widely hailed as one of the best novels of the year. He is the writer, composer, guitarist, and vocalist for the band the Mountain Goats. He lives in Durham, North Carolina, with his wife and sons.