Danny Caine of the Los Angeles Review offers an exciting new review of Nickole Brown's Fanny Says. "The back cover of Nickole Brown’s Fanny Says calls the book an 'unleashed love song to a Kentucky grandmother,' begins the review. "One would expect such a project to have a certain degree of nostalgia and folksy southern charm, and Fanny Says certainly delivers on both counts ... But Fanny, we soon learn, is far too strange to fit into a conventional story about the good-ole-days and how people talk funny back home." "Like Allen Ginsberg’s Kaddish or Sarah Blake’s Mr. West, this book draws its energy from the personality of its main character/subject and the way the speaker engages with it. The main character of Fanny Says is likeable, foulmouthed, strange, immensely memorable, and perhaps most importantly, very funny. In memorializing Fanny, Nickole Brown has made her come alive." Click here for the full piece from Los Angeles Review. Fanny Says is available for purchase at the BOA Bookstore.
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