“One morning Ricky Rice, a former heroin addict, receives a mysterious letter at his job. Inside are a one-way bus ticket and an invitation to travel north, to a remote location in Vermont. When he arrives he finds a secret society of black folks, calling themselves the Washburn Library, tucked deep in the backwoods…”

Read the rest from the NY Times Papercuts interview here. (Thanks, Tayari)


Also, one of the characters gets impregnated by a monster.

Seriously, why have I never heard of this guy before?