Amazon Asks: Amy Fusselman, on Fur, Cardamom, and Candy

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.

FusselmanDescribe 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 Frazier

Preferred reading format: print? digital?

I'm an equal opportunity reader.

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