Born in Wisconsin, Jim Knipfel was a staff writer at the now-defunct weekly alternative newspaper New York Press for thirteen years, where wrote the long-running and popular "Slackjaw" column, a cynical, misanthropic look at daily life. He is the author of ten books, including Slackjaw, …
Keep Our Secrets
Published by McSweeney's
26p, color, cardboard pages, 6.5"x5"
Jordan Crane brings his eloquent linework to McSweeney's new line of kid's books. Using a heat-activated mystery ink, two kiddies point out what weird world is hiding just below the surface. Suggested to be read with a hair dryer, but I suppose putting your child to work with a hot plate or just good old fashioned elbow grease would work just as well. -EF