Thank you, Simon and Schuster, for your continued commitment to publishing books that we didn’t even know we needed.
The very cool CBC program Day 6 has posted some great audio of recent Giller fiction winners Linden MacIntyre and Johanna Skibsrud reading selected passages from the newly published novel A Shore Thing by Nicole ‘Snooki’ Polizzi.
Here’s a quote that Mr Marche pulls from the book. It should give you an idea of the quality of lyricism at play in this fictional narrative:
“Any juicehead will get some nut shrinkage. And bacne. They fly into a ’roid rage. In traffic, it’s called a ‘road ’roid rage.’ ”
Nut shrinkage. ‘Road ‘roid rage.