Thomas Gammarino will read from Big in Japan: A Ghost Story While playing to lackluster crowds in their hometown of Philadelphia, progressive rock band Agenbite clings to the comforting half-truth that they’re doing better in Japan. When their manager agrees to send them on a shoestring tour of that country, however, they’re swiftly forced to give up their illusions and return Stateside. By turns compassionate and ruthless, erotic and grotesque, riotously serious and deadly funny, this is a sparkling, gut-wrenching, face-melting debut novel. M. Thomas Gammarino had an MFA from The New School and was a Fulbright Fellow in Creative Writing at Kyoto's Doshisa University. His work was in the 2009 Best of the Web anthology.
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