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Clay's Quilt August's Book Clay’s Quilt
by Silas House

Card catalog entry from the Library of Congress

Blurbs from the book cover review page

Barnes and Noble review page

Discussion questions from

Also on our shelves ...
Check out these bookclub@ket selections on related themes:

Quilts play a central role in Aunt Jane of Kentucky by Eliza Calvert Hall.

The central character in Mary Ann Taylor-Hall’s Come and Go, Molly Snow is a female bluegrass fiddler coping with personal tragedy.

Creeker: A Woman’s Journey is Linda Scott DeRosier’s memoir of growing up in Appalachia.

The classic novel of an Appalachian family far from home is Harriette Arnow’s The Dollmaker.

Kinfolks is Gurney Norman’s cycle of stories about an Eastern Kentucky family.
Silas’s second novel, A Parchment of Leaves, was our November 2004 selection.

Silas House
Silas House

Author website

Photo of the author with a quilt made for him by Jane Hicks (aka The Cosmic Possum), the poet quoted on the Clay’s Quilt frontispiece

Audio clip: How Star Wars Changed My Life—a piece for National Public Radio, where Silas is a regular contributor (scroll to the bottom)

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