Amy Fusselman writes the "Family Practice" column for the McSweeney's online 'zine, Internet Tendency. Her first two books--The Phamaracist's Mate and 8--have just been published (by McSweeneys) in one unique volume. After reading The Pharmacist's Mate, you flip the book around and upside down to read 8 on the other side. We chatted with Amy via email about what she's reading, and more.Describe The Pharmacist’s Mate in one sentence?
Dad going, baby coming, boat floating, doctor, doctor!
That's a phrase, though.Describe 8 in one sentence? In 10 words?
Here's a haiku:
Getting a motor
cycle license at 40
is hard. I digress.What's on your nightstand/bedside table/Kindle?
Ascending Peculiarity by Edward Gorey and Karen Wilkin
The Cursing Mommy's Book of Days by Ian FrazierPreferred reading format: print? digital?
I'm an equal opportunity reader.