Live Stream: S. A. Cosby presents Razorblade Tears, in conversation with David Joy

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Ike and Buddy Lee have their sons’ deaths in common—and the child their sons left behind—and as far as Ike is concerned, nothing else. Ike is a successful Black business owner still married to his son’s mother. Buddy Lee, a lost white man, drinks too much, is a bit of a jokester, and more easily mixes with rough motorcycle renegades than the high-end society type his ex-wife married. Standing in the graveyard where their sons are being laid to rest, they also unknowingly share more. They are both ex-cons and they each bear a gut-wrenching shame: they lost their boys years ago when they rejected them for loving each other. And now they can think of only one way to make amends. 

S. A. Cosby is an Anthony Award-winning writer from southeastern Virginia. He is the bestselling author of Blacktop Wasteland, a New York Times Book Review Editors' Choice and Goodreads Choice Awards semifinalist, as well as Brotherhood of the Blade and My Darkest Prayer. When not writing, he is an avid hiker and chess player.

David Joy is the author of When These Mountains Burn, The Line That Held Us (winner of the 2018 SIBA Book Prize), The Weight of This World, and Where All Light Tends to Go (Edgar finalist for Best First Novel). His stories and creative nonfiction have appeared in a number of publications, and he is the author of the memoir Growing Gills: A Fly Fisherman's Journey and a co-editor for Gather at the River: Twenty-Five Authors on Fishing. Joy lives in North Carolina.

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Razorblade Tears: A Novel By S. A. Cosby Cover Image
This book is currently on backorder. Please call or email for availability.
ISBN: 9781250252708
Published: Flatiron Books - July 6th, 2021

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Blacktop Wasteland: A Novel By S. A. Cosby Cover Image
ISBN: 9781250252692
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Published: Flatiron Books - June 1st, 2021

When These Mountains Burn By David Joy Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780525536888
Published: G.P. Putnam's Sons - August 18th, 2020

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