Fiction. Literary Nonfiction. This autofiction by Lee Klein, framed by his attending a Sunn O))) concert in Philadelphia on March 18, 2017, two months after Trump's inauguration, is an opportunity for inquiry into a variety of subjects, including: anxiety, edibles, solitude, talent, self-realization, responsibility, dry ice, fog, Seasons 52, Guitar Center, effect pedals, improvising, paying attention, rearing children, raising fists, anticipating mass shootings, deleting Twitter, assassinating the president, public flatulence, private resistance, moral alignment, and the search for pure tone.
Lee Klein's fiction, essays, reviews, and translations have appeared in Harper's, The Best American Nonrequired Reading 2007, and many other sites, journals, and anthologies. A graduate of the Iowa Writers' Workshop, he is also the author of NEUTRAL EVIL ))) (Sagging Meniscus Press, 2020), JRZDVLZ (Sagging Meniscus Press, 2017), The Shimmering Go-Between, Thanks and Sorry and Good Luck: Rejection Letters from the Eyeshot Outbox, and Incidents of Egotourism in the Temporary World. He received a 2015 PEN/Heim Translation Fund Award for his translation of Horacio Castellanos Moya's Revulsion: Thomas Bernhard in San Salvador. He lives outside Philadelphia.Author City: Philadelphia, PA USA