'The Brief History of the Dead' by Kevin Brockmeier "I couldn't put it down," says Michigan listener Cyndi of Kevin Brockmeier's novel about an afterlife realm populated by the dead called The City.
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'The Brief History of the Dead' by Kevin Brockmeier

"I was completely riveted by the idea that the dead live on in a city of their own, as long as someone who is still alive has a memory of them. The underlying story of a worldwide pandemic strikes a timely chord that gives the book even more resonance. I couldn't put it down."

From Cyndi, who listens to WCMU in Michigan

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