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Michael Kimball


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Michael Kimball is a hero of contemporary fiction. --Sam Lipsyte

A husband wakes up to find his wife has had a seizure during the night. His wife is rushed to a hospital where she lies in a coma. By day, the husband sits beside his wife and tries to think of ways to wake her up. The husband sleeps in the chair next to his wife's bedside dreaming that she will wake up. He wants to be able to take her back home.

Michael Kimball is author of The Way the Family Got Away, Dear Everybody, and the forthcoming Ray.

Tyrant Books - Tyrant Books, 9780615430461, 184pp.

Publication Date: June 1, 2011

About the Author

Michael Kimball: Michael Kimball is the author of three novels including Dear Everybody and The Way the Family Got Away, which have been translated into a dozen languages, and US. His work has been featured on NPR's All Things Considered, in Vice, and in The Guardian.