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News Mon Jun 22 2009

'Great Perhaps' Definitely Great

Joe Meno scores a review in the New York Times Book Review for his latest novel The Great Perhaps. The reviewer says Meno "has a highly developed ear not simply for teenage dialogue but for the teenager's inner life."

The Tribune also reviews the novel, and according to the reviewer, Meno is an "ambitious, adventurous writer" who "throws in every thing but the kitchen sink -- historical digressions, magic realism, fervent prayers, sordid sex, academic politicking, three wars and the 2004 election -- as he follows two confused teenagers, their bewildered parents and a disoriented grandfather through one eventful month."

And, in the following video, Meno talks about why he works with an indie publisher to publish his books:

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