Barrelhouse Presents: Curbside Splendor

Halle Butler and Susan Hope Lanier are making a stop on their east coast tour in Washington, DC for the Barrelhouse Reading Series! Come out to see Butler read from her upcoming novel Jillian and Lanier from her collection of short stories, The Game We Play.

Praise for Jillian:

"This book is incredible. The deadpan way it nails what it is to be a human who lies to herself and tells different lies to everyone else makes me want to laugh and scream. It is hilarious and weird, my two favorite qualities in a book."
—Lindsay Hunter, author of Ugly Girls and Don't Kiss Me

Praise for The Game We Play:

"Susan Hope Lanier's collection of brilliant short stories, The Game We Play, is a triumph. Detailing distinct human relationships, moments of connection, and modern crises, these stories—all effortlessly rendered, all deeply felt—evoke the best of Raymond Carver and Lorrie Moore. An outstanding debut that should reaffirm our shared belief in the absolute necessity and imaginative possibility of the short story."
—Joe Meno, author of The Great Perhaps and Hairstyles of the Damned