Tag: Benjamin Whitmer

Pike by Benjamin Whitmer – review

When reading the novel Pike by Benjamin Whitmer, the words you want to remember are “inevitable” and “relentless.” The eponymous Pike is an old hard boy living in the wind-scarred lands of Kentucky. He gets word that his estranged daughter…

Pike by Benjamin Whitmer – review

It’s doubtful you’ll read a novel more bleak, violent and nasty this year than Benjamin Whitmer’s Pike. Also unlikely: that you’ll read anything as starkly evocative and beautifully written. Really, the Nerd is tempted just to leave the review of…

Benjamin Whitmer – interview

Since the death of Larry Brown there have been at least a dozen novelists touted as the heir to Brown’s gritty throne. Needless to say, there have been few who’ve actually lived up to the promise. However, with Benjamin Whitmer’s…

Pike by Benjamin Whitmer – review

One of the books that I’ve been looking forward to reading the most this year was Pike by Benjamin Whitmer. It seems that the PM Press folks are running a bit behind schedule with getting their books out on time…

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