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Timothy Gager is the author of "Short Street" and "Twenty-Six Pack", collections of short fiction, and two books of poetry, "The Same Corner of the Bar" and "We Needed A Night Out". He hosts the Dire Literary Series in Cambridge, Massachusetts every month and is the co-founder of Somerville News Writers Festival, where he has shared the stage with Pulitzer Prize winners Franz Wright and Robert Olen Butler.
While I found the cover off-putting for a handful of reasons, once inside I was caught in the flow of the narrative. Roberts realizes her players well, showing multiple sides to mythic characters, and the details she puts into this historical re-imagining of "The Epic of Gilgamesh" really bring the story to life.