Before I started reading The Names of Things by John Colman Wood, I found myself thinking about what I expected out of a novel that centers on an American’s experiences in another culture. At the minimum, I decided that I expected a vivid presentation of the ‘other place.’ I wanted to live it like I…
David S. Atkinson is the author of Bones Buried in the Dirt
. His writing has appeared in [PANK
], The Rumpus, Grey Sparrow Journal, Interrobang?!
, Atticus Review
, & others. He spends his non-literary time as a patent attorney in Denver.