The author of Wild at Heart and Night People reaches the height of his powers in Do the Blind Dream?, navigating with ease the new, more fragmented, imaginative landscape of morning-after America. Barry Gifford seems to have anticipated themes that suddenly are recognizable everywhere: the fragility of identity, the power of coincidence, the illusion of a secure tomorrow.
Barry gives an overview of the book:
Barry Gifford’s novels have been translated into twenty-eight languages. His book Night People was awarded the Premio Brancati in Italy, and he has been the recipient of awards from PEN, the National Endowment for the Arts, the American Library Association, the...