Publishers Weekly has called Bisson's prose "a wonder of seemingly effortless control and precision," and John Crowley hails Bisson as a "national treasure!" Any Day Now is truly a literary tour de force. It is a poignant excursion into the last days of the Beats and the emerging radicalized culture of the sixties from Kentucky to New York City and daringly unique. This road movie of a novel, which begins as a fifties coming-of-age story and ends in an isolated hippy commune under threat of revolution, provides a transcendent commentary on America then and now.
Terry gives an overview of the book:
Terry Ballantine Bisson was born in Madisonville, Kentucky, and raised in Owensboro, 1942--1960. He attended Grinnell College in Iowa and the U of Louisville.
After a brief time in Louisville, he moved to NY City, where he lived on and off for some thirty years, with...