Jack Livings - The Dog

Wednesday, September 17, 2014 - 7:00pm

In conversation with Kathryn Ma

Set in the shifting landscape of contemporary China, The Dog explodes the country’s cultural and social fault lines, revealing a nation accustomed to rations, bitter struggle, and the stranglehold of communism as it confronts a generation rife with the promise of unforeseen prosperity.

Jack Livings’ stories have appeared in The Paris Review, A Public Space, StoryQuarterly, Tin House, The New Delta Review, Best American Short Stories, and have been awarded two Pushcart Prizes. Livings received his MFA from the Iowa Writers' Workshop and was a Wallace Stegner Fellow at Stanford. He is at work on a novel.



The Dog Cover Image
ISBN: 9780374178536
Availability: Hard to Find
Published: Farrar Straus Giroux - August 5th, 2014

"Jack Livings's stories of China are marvels of the imagination." Paul Harding, author of "Tinkers"