Collected Stories from One Through Nine
PM Press, Paperback, 9781604862201, 296pp.
Publication Date: November 2010
Al would probably deny it, but reading these stories again it's quite clear that he was the voice of a generation.” Dan Sinker, founder, Punk Planet zine
Burn Collector pairs existential dread with rapacious wit.” Jessica Hopper, Punk Planet zine
Burn Collector is best read aloud, alone, line by line as each piece's train wreck unfolds. Al's shrugging, self-deprecating tales camouflage a truly hopeful and humanizing perspective, and are as biting and relevant as they are unassuming.” Nate Powell, author, Swallow Me Whole
"Ridiculously entertaining autobiographical accounts of [Burian's] travels and living situations in various metropolitan burgs across America." Creative Loafing