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Kirby Gann: Books and Readings

The Barbarian Parade, or: Pursuit of the Un-American Dream

Gann’s first novel tells the story of Gabriel Toure, a young Kentucky man whose entry into the world of professional soccer takes him on wild adventures but eventually brings him home again to deal with the changing dynamics of family relations.

Reading by Gann:

Watch a discussion of The Barbarian Parade and an interview with Gann at the bookclub@ket web site.

You’ll find an excerpt and a Reader’s Guide at the Hill Street Press web site.


Our Napoleon in Rags

Haycraft Keebler, self-appointed savior of humanity, hatches schemes and dreams from his bipolar mind under the watchful eyes of regulars at the Don Quixote, a neighborhood bar.

Reading by Gann:

Read comments by Gann about Our Napoleon in Rags at the Litblog Co-op web site.