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, …
Published by McSweeney's
160p, b&w, softcover, 5.25"x7.25"
"Wildly acclaimed in Canada, this book marks the debut of a remarkable young writer first published by McSweeney's when she was 23 and living at home with her dad and brother. The Middle Stories is a strikingly original collection of stories, fables, and short brutalities that are alternately heartwarming, cruel, and hilarious. This edition, marks the 10th anniversary of The Middle Stories."."